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Aussie unis dominate THE Impact Rankings

Australian universities have dominated a ranking that looks at efforts to solve global challenges. Four top spots in Times Higher Education’s (THE) Impact Rankings were taken up by Australian institutions – a huge jump from last year’s result, as no ...

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Uni students want fees cut during pandemic

University students want their course fees slashed by 20 per cent to reflect the destructive impact coronavirus is having on their learning. The National Union of Students on Monday launched its Save our Students campaign, calling for various lifelines during ...

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Strictly speaking | Ngangkari

A lot of words have come into Australian English from Aboriginal languages. Think of billabong, corroboree, kookaburra, mia-mia, and of course kangaroo – which was famously misinterpreted by Captain Cook and his crew. It’s true of most of these words ...

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On the move | March

VIVA LA ELLIS Professor Viv Ellis is switching hemispheres, joining Monash University as dean of the Faculty of Education in June after a long career in the UK. Currently professor of educational leadership and teacher development at King’s College London, ...

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