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Addressing campus transport issues through shared mobility

Australia’s transport culture is one which consists primarily of single-occupancy commutes. We are very much a car-loving nation, but this is causing headaches for universities around the country. Growth in student numbers and scarce parking facilities, mixed with our existing ...

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USYD tops NSW, ACT student preferences

Another university application data dump, another Go8 domination. The University of Sydney has once again led first and total preliminary preferences among NSW and ACT domestic undergraduate university applicants. Also, per the previous year, UNSW, UTS, WSU, Macquarie and UON followed. USYD slightly increased ...

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VET review: Professor urges schools to ditch VET/uni dichotomy

A Murdoch University professor has criticised schools for encouraging students to choose between a VET or university pathway. Barry Down, a VET and student engagement specialist, says this dichotomy has become unrealistic. “The reality is that society requires smart workers and citizens with ...

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