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Low youth wellbeing affects jobs and education

Below average levels of wellbeing among young people are linked to problems in both education and the workforce, a new study has found. Commissioned by Apprenticeship Support Australia, the Skillsroad Youth Census surveyed more than 13,000 Australians between the ages ...

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Australia’s highest ranked MBA courses

The University of Queensland’s Business School has ranked among the best in the word, and taken out first place in Australia for its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. The latest Economist MBA Rankings placed the University of Queensland in ...

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What the Productivity Commission report says about our unis

Education experts have responded to last week’s Productivity Commission report, which makes a case for shifting the focus of universities towards improving teaching and student outcomes. Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education director Professor Penny Jane Burke said ...

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Report shows value of vocational education

Vocational education needs to be recognised as a valuable career choice rather than as a second-class option compared with university studies, experts say. The value of TAFE courses has been brought to the forefront with the release of a report ...

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Medical students show support for euthanasia

Australia’s largest body of medical students has today released a document giving in-principle support to legalising euthanasia. Voluntary assisted dying (VAD) is currently still illegal within all Australian states and territories, but the Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) has published ...

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USC receives top public uni ranking for psychology

The University of the Sunshine Coast is celebrating its success, after its psychology program was ranked best of all public universities in Australia. USC Professor of psychology Mary Katsikitis said the recent ranking in the 2018 Good Universities Guide had ...

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