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Co-op announces new growth-focused CEO

Thorsten Wichtendahl has today been appointed the new CEO of the Co-op, a national member-owned retailer specifically targeting the on-campus university market. Wichtendahl replaces Peter Knock, who is stepping down for family reasons after four years at the helm. “I ...

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10-year STEM plan makes high-school maths a priority

Mathematical sciences have directly and indirectly underpinned more than 22 per cent of Australian industry during the last two decades, with direct support totaling almost $60 billion. With this contribution in mind, the National Committee for Mathematical Sciences has called for an ...

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‘What will the Uber university look like?’

An expert in analysing employment outcomes from higher education has delivered a stinging appraisal of the Australian university sector's ability to prepare students for the outside world. It's a deficiency he puts down to traditional and unwieldy institutions being slow to ...

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Uni network to encourage wellbeing on campus

Twenty-five universities have joined forces to promote physically and mentally healthy lifestyles for their staff and students, under the freshly minted Australian Health Promoting Universities Network. A further three universities have made a commitment to join the conversation. The network ...

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