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University of Adelaide VC under ICAC investigation

Rumours swelled following news that the University of Adelaide’s vice-chancellor took sudden and indefinite leave that it was due to the university’s finances – something the university denied – but today the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption uncharacteristically announced that VC ...

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Search begins for new USyd VC

The University of Sydney is on the hunt for a new vice-chancellor, with advertisements for the position cropping up from today. Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson, who was last week re-elected for a third term, said the role is more critical than ...

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Handshakes may become history

It started centuries ago as a symbol of peace, a gesture to prove you weren't holding a weapon, and over time it became part of almost every social, religious, professional, business and sporting exchange. But the new coronavirus has forced ...

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Aussie unis dominate THE Impact Rankings

Australian universities have dominated a ranking that looks at efforts to solve global challenges. Four top spots in Times Higher Education’s (THE) Impact Rankings were taken up by Australian institutions – a huge jump from last year’s result, as no ...

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