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US company to acquire Torrens University

A US-based education provider has announced it will acquire Australia’s Torrens University as part of a deal with Laureate Education. Strategic Education announced on Wednesday it will spend $642.7 million (USD) to take over Laureate’s Australia and New Zealand academic ...

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Adelaide VC officially resigns

The University of Adelaide is on the hunt for a new vice-chancellor after Professor Peter Rathjen officially resigned from the position due to ill health, following a leave of absence. In one of her first duties as chancellor – after ...

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NZ scientists create volcano warning system

New Zealand scientists believe they've invented a warning system to predict volcanic eruptions that may prevent future tragedies such as the blast that killed 21 people on White Island last year. University of Auckland academics David Dempsey and Shane Cronin ...

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