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US uni to pay gymnasts abused by doctor

Hundreds of female US gymnasts who were sexually assaulted by a sports doctor at Michigan State University have reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with the school, the university says. The settlement, reached between 332 victims of Larry Nassar and Michigan State, ...

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Student experiences patchy: QILT

It’s mostly a higher education good news story: providers, for the fourth consecutively year, scored highly in the national Student Experience Survey. Administered by ANU’s Social Research Centre on behalf of the government and published via the Quality Indicators for Learning ...

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Melbourne Uni gets $30m gift from couple

A philanthropic husband and wife have donated $30 million to the University of Melbourne to fund scholarships for the next four decades. Paul Little and Jane Hansen, who built a fortune through real estate and developed the Hansen Little Foundation ...

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Unis and schools becoming more lethal: report

Learning isn’t typically associated with danger, but that connection is increasingly palpable. Over the last five years, there have been over 12,700 attacks harming more than 21,000 students and educators. These statistics, courtesy of the Global Coalition to Protect Education from ...

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UniMelb researchers rank our unis 10th in world

Australia has once more scraped into the top fifth of a global ranking. Universitas 21 – a global network of 26 tertiary institutions founded by the University of Melbourne – has placed Australia 10th out of 50 universities. The researchers, from UniMelb’s Melbourne Institute ...

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Flinders students confront rape on campus

A recent ABC Four Corners episode, I am that girl, shed light on the tricky nature of consent. Legally, it’s not black and white. But Saxon Mullins, who says she was raped, wants it to be. Since her experience five years ago ...

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Nats get Murray-Darling med school network

The Turnbull government has committed to setting up a Murray Darling medical school network to train and retain more doctors in the bush. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has been lobbying for a regional medical school, arguing it would be ...

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