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USYD helps students explore space robotics

Coding opportunities are now out of this world, and high school students from every state will soon code robots in space for free. Young space enthusiasts across the country will have the opportunity to control NASA robots inside the International ...

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USC pledges to close the gap

The University of the Sunshine Coast will host a Close the Gap event today (Thursday), as a call for action to address disadvantage among Indigenous Australians. Launched in 2008, Close the Gap day is a national campaign to boost the ...

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Security via nanotechnology is the future: USYD

The University of Sydney yesterday announced the development of a new component that could revolutionise anti-counterfeiting and anti-fraud technology. Designed by Dr Omid Kavehei and an international team from the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, the nanotechnology component has ...

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Save Indigenous students from funding freeze: UA

Education professionals this week issued an urgent plea to the government to quarantine university places for Indigenous students against the current funding freeze. The request comes from The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Consortium, whose members say ...

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Warning to Humanity: science paper ranks #6

A paper co-authored by Dr Thomas Newsome at the University of Sydney has gone viral, and is now ranked sixth among the most-read academic publications. Following on from a document released 26 years ago, the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: ...

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More work for undergraduates on the way

Finding full-time work remains a challenge for university graduates, but job opportunities are on their way up, according to economists. The latest data from job search site Indeed revealed that less than 72 per cent of undergraduates found full-time work within ...

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“Steady growth” across TAFE NSW enrolments

A growth in infrastructure projects is driving enrolment growth in trade qualifications, with an increase of at least 10 per cent across carpentry, plumbing and electrical trades. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian and minister for skills Adam Marshall unveiled ...

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