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UON draws ire over app that tracks student attendance

University of Newcastle students are campaigning against use of a new app function that monitors class attendance. Students commencing in 2020 will have to check-in to class using an app, before beacons or geolocation services verify they are in the classroom. UON’s student ...

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Universities react to China travel ban

Australia has closed its borders to most people travelling from or through mainland China to address concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus, and universities have said they are not taking the decision lightly. Australian citizens, permanent residents and ...

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Contained CSIRO lab to tackle coronavirus

Australian researchers have been tasked with painting a clearer picture of the deadly new coronavirus, to pave the way for testing potential vaccines. Federal science agency the CSIRO has been asked by a global group that aims to derail epidemics ...

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Qld universities in strong position: QTAC CEO

Despite the University of Queensland being the highest ranked university in the state, QTAC applications show the Queensland University of Technology has overtaken UQ in four of the top five courses for 2020. Campus Review spoke to Dr John Griffiths, CEO of ...

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