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VET satisfaction high but trade commencements down

New data from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) shows high student satisfaction with the overall quality of their VET training. The latest National Student Outcomes Survey revealed that of the 122,536 VET graduates who responded, 88.1 per ...

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Rogue landlords exploit international students: report

The exploitation of international students is rampant in Australia’s “wild west” rental housing market, a new report has found. More than 5000 international students across Australia were surveyed for the report, which found “rogue landlords” were preying on students. Associate ...

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Loose lips? Study links oversharing with arousal

Ever said something you regretted over a family Christmas lunch? Or wish you hadn’t written that embarrassing Tinder bio? Chances are you were particularly alert and awake that day. That’s what new University of Melbourne research suggests. Dr Brent Coker ...

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Timothy Weeks arrives back in Australia

Australian academic Timothy Weeks is back home in Australia after being released by the Taliban in a prisoner swap. Weeks, a teacher from Wagga Wagga in NSW, was freed from custody in Afghanistan along with his American colleague Kevin King, ...

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