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The reform school of thought

“I went to university and I hated it.” That phrase sums up the no-holds-barred approach of Dr Catherine Ball when she spoke at the Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit at Queensland University of Technology last week. Ball is chief ...

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Defying ATARs and reaching for the stars

January is a quiet and relaxing time for students transitioning from the hectic nerves of high schools’ final days to the exciting dawn of a new academic experience at university. As each sunny day passes, however, anxious anticipation starts taking ...

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Have architecture, will travel from USYD to Venice

“A very talented group of students has spent the past four months developing their designs and fabricating architectural models that reflect, both philosophically and materially, on the political, social and environmental role of architecture.” That’s the message from professor Michael ...

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It’s a bachelor of serious games – seriously

Professor Peter van Onselen’s question is so simple, it’s only one word long: Seriously? pic.twitter.com/Wg9UJkFCQk — Peter van Onselen (@vanOnselenP) March 29, 2016 The University of Western Australia politics professor, federal Senate expert, columnist for The Australian, Sky News presenter ...

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When a school deals with death

This feature was originally written for Campus Review’s sister title Education Review. While the focus is on secondary school responses to student deaths, many of the issues are also applicable to the tertiary education sector. When Christopher Hall was in primary ...

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