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Sydney Quantum Academy funded

The University of Sydney yesterday welcomed support from the NSW government for its proposal to create a Sydney Quantum Academy. University of Sydney vice-chancellor Dr Michael Spence said the initiative would be in partnership with Macquarie University, the University of NSW and ...

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Guide helps advance women in leadership

A new best-practice recruitment guide released by the Universities Australia Executive Women’s Group will help advance women in university leadership positions. Universities Australia chief executive Belinda Robinson extended her congratulations to the group, and said the guide would go a ...

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Skills versus knowledge: Column

The recent university funding debate belies a deeper issue affecting the sector: What is the point of a university degree? For government, it’s treated as a gateway to employment; for some academics, the goal is to identify and develop the ...

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Birmingham’s response: #UAConf18

The following is an extract from education minister Simon Birmingham’s address at the 2018 Universities Australia Higher Education Conference, attended by Campus Review. The elephant in the room First and foremost, I figured today, ladies and gentlemen, we might as ...

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NCVER launches 20 year snapshot of VET

In an Australian first, the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has released an interactive timeline of Australia’s VET policies, programs and initiatives over the past two decades. The 20-year-snapshot of the nation’s vocational training history was developed to ...

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Girls encouraged to study IT

ICT 4 Women will launch a list of the most highly regarded female tech speakers, in an effort to encourage girls into the traditionally male dominated industry. With fewer than three per cent of school girls likely to consider a career ...

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