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Sage students get help to move providers

Thousands of students at Sage Institute’s network of colleges have been told they will be given help to find a new college to continue their studies after administrators closed their campuses. The Australian Careers Institute, which owns the Sage Institutes ...

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UA criticises Trump’s revised travel ban

It’s likely US President Donald Trump will continue to be the conversation topic of choice within higher education, as he issued his revised travel ban today. In an executive order, Trump has banned citizens of Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Syria ...

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WSU study plants seeds of doubt in climate models

A new study from Western Sydney University has found that Australian eucalyptus trees can’t store as much carbon as previously thought, throwing into question the commonly held assumption that planting more trees will help manage climate change caused by greenhouse ...

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Joyce, Birmingham announce regional education review

The federal government is undertaking a review to form a policy blueprint for helping country students have the same educational opportunities as their city counterparts. Federal education minister Simon Birmingham said that around one-third of country students don’t complete Year ...

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Plibersek envisions more flexible demand-driven system

Federal Labor has flagged further reforms to increase flexibility in the demand-driven system of university funding if it comes to power at the next election. Addressing the Universities Australia conference in Canberra on Thursday 2 March 2017, shadow education minister ...

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