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Data defence: managing mobile device use on campus

Mobile devices have evolved over the years, becoming an important tool not only for businesses but for educational institutions. The wide range of modern education apps and the flexibility of mobile devices have enabled educational institutions to facilitate improved and ...

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Strictly Speaking | Wussification

Words which can only be defined in negative terms are not the most constructive in our vocabulary. Wuss is one such, usually defined as “a weak or ineffectual person”, i.e. not strong, lacking courage, indecisive, not on top of things, ...

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Emotionally intelligent students have a leg up on peers

The smart, dedicated student might be not get the high marks of the smart, dedicated and emotionally intelligent student, new research suggests. Published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, the study showed that school and university students with higher emotional intelligence tend to ...

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Universities react to China travel ban

Australia has closed its borders to most people travelling from or through mainland China to address concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus, and universities have said they are not taking the decision lightly. Australian citizens, permanent residents and ...

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