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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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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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Royal Society welcomes seven Aussie researchers

New life has entered the ‘oldest scientific academy in continuous existence’. The London-based Royal Society has inducted fifty new Fellows and 10 new Foreign Members into its hallowed community for their “substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, ...

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Two Aussie cities in students’ top ten

Redeeming themselves after last year’s fall, Melbourne and Sydney have placed 3rd and 9th respectively in the QS Best Student Cities Ranking. Last year, global higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds placed Melbourne 5th and Sydney 13th. Beating Melbourne were London (for the ...

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USYD students enter US startup scene

University of Sydney business students are set to rub shoulders and minds with some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. In July, a group will venture to America to immerse themselves in its startup culture. Designed in collaboration with global ...

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