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Copyright Agency takes universities to tribunal

On Monday, the Copyright Agency commenced legal action against Australia’s universities. The text and image license provider lodged a claim with the Copyright Tribunal – administered by the Federal Court – after negotiations with universities over 2019 license fees failed. ...

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Let universities fail: UK gov

Unlike banks such as Lloyds and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), failing UK universities won’t have it easy if they’re near collapse. Announcing this at Wonkfest – a higher education festival in London – Sir Michael Barber, the head of the ...

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Supporting international students can help stem attrition

It’s no secret that the international student market is Australia’s third-largest export sector – supporting Australian communities, jobs, regional economies and the country’s relationship with the world. Australian universities are sitting on a further, multi-million-dollar opportunity in terms of tuition ...

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