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UTS digital academy gets rankings nod

A joint venture between UTS and animation and digital production company Animal Logic has nabbed the top stop on two global tables. The UTS Animal Logic Academy (UTS ALA) was ranked first in Mobile – Production Excellence and Immersive Media ...

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Loan protections for domestic VET students

Domestic vocational education students using government loans to study will be better protected under draft laws introduced to federal parliament. Under the proposed changes, students will be protected if their education provider fails to begin a course on time, makes ...

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HELP tax on universities: what MPs had to say

Legislation that will see universities taxed for the administration of students’ access to the Higher Education Loan Program has passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. The changes were expected to save the government $11.7 million in forward estimates. Speaking ...

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How to handle contract cheating

Four years on from the MyMaster cheating scandal that rocked NSW universities, contract cheating – where students engage a third-party individual or service – continues to be prevalent in Australian universities. Research has found that 6 per cent of Australian ...

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