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USQ helping bush ladies become bosses

University management professional turned organic beef farmer Brigid Price is now, of all things, an entrepreneur. The unlikeliness comes from the fact that while almost half of all new Australian ventures are founded in rural, regional or remote areas, only 2.4 per ...

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StartupAUS CEO: Unis under ‘too much pressure’

Attention coders, salespeople and user experience (UX) designers: startups want you. These were the three most in-demand industry skills, as revealed by a StartupAUS report launched on Thursday. In its report, Australia’s peak national advocacy group for startups, in collaboration with Microsoft, UTS and Google, also ...

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Australia, America at odds on campus sexual assault policy

As Australia inches towards a less legalistic, more accuser-centric mode of dealing with university sexual assault, America is ebbing away from it. In September 2017, US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced interim measures that allowed cross-examination of sexual assault accusers and mediation ...

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