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Employment rates dip for engineering graduates

The fulltime employment rate for graduates with a bachelor’s in mining engineering fell to 76.3 per cent in 2015, according to statistics from Graduate Careers Australia. For an industry characterised by peaks and troughs, these are the lowest employment numbers since ...

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UTAS receives $2 million for arts hub

The University of Tasmania has received a $2 million boost to an upcoming performing arts centre, with the potential for an extra $3 million to be thrown in the mix. The philanthropic Potter Foundation has pledged the funding for the $90 ...

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Transdisciplinary thinking the hot trend at UTS

Two words, 10 syllables: ‘transdisciplinary innovation’. It’s the new buzz-phrase going around the University of Technology Sydney. So much so that the institution has created a whole new faculty dedicated to it. And what is transdisciplinary innovation? It’s when people from ...

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Lucy Turnbull appointed UNSW adjunct professor

Greater Sydney Commission Chief Commissioner Lucy Turnbull has been appointed adjunct professor in the University of New South Wales Faculty of Built Environment. In her UNSW position, which will be concurrent with her Greater Sydney Commission role, Turnbull will present guest ...

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UQ scientists help inspire school science teachers

A University of Queensland workshop has aimed to help teachers from 15 regional Queensland high schools become better at teaching science by linking them with university researchers. The teachers worked with the scientists for a week, investigating cancer cell biology. ...

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