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Frustration: The essence of good writing?

Everyone in academia can empathise with that feeling of frustration that accompanies lengthy writing tasks, such as theses, journal chapters and edited books. Words, phrases and syntactical choices are pored over; paragraphs are experimented with, adapted and sometimes cast away; ...

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UQ pro-Hong Kong protest turns ugly

Tensions over China’s controversial Hong Kong extradition law boiled over at one of Australia’s top universities this week, with pro-Hong Kong and pro-Chinese students clashing on the university’s market day. Nilsson Jones, editor of the university’s student magazine Semper Floreat, ...

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Analysis shows disturbing VET trend

New analysis has highlighted a 6 per cent decline in government-funded VET students across Australia between 2015 and 2018, sparking concerns about the state of the sector. However, two jurisdictions bucked the trend by showing growth, analysis by Claire Field ...

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