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ATAR not decisive in UNSW law entry

In the summer of 2016, University of New South Wales Law quietly unveiled a new entry process for undergraduates: prospective students are assessed for admission to the faculty based on their ATAR and their score in a Law Admission Test (LAT). The ...

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VU gives tradies a leg up

Tradies will no longer have to down tools to enter university. Victoria University has partnered with Builders Academy Australia (BAA), the training division of Simonds Group, to offer BAA graduates pathways to degrees. From this year, such graduates will receive ...

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Philip Payton, international man of history

Despite his many past achievements, Philip Payton was surprised to be awarded South Australian Historian of the Year by the History Council of South Australia. “You could’ve knocked me over with a feather,” he exclaimed. ANU associate professor of history ...

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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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