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New look for Charles Sturt, Victoria universities

Rebranding can be tricky. Many university heads feel it’s a necessary next step to attract new students and refine the institution’s messaging, but they run the risk of irking the current student body. Western Sydney University saw this first hand ...

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Should cursive still be taught in schools?

Remember getting your pen licence? That enshrined document among Australia’s school-going youth, marking the rite of passage from cheap scribbler to noble, professional scribe. Those endless hours spent painstakingly connecting one letter to another, sewing the alphabet into seamless elegance, ...

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Number of casual staff up across some unis: report

Some Australian universities are increasingly hiring casual or short-term staff instead of keeping permanent workers, it has been suggested. Monash University employs 15,823 staff across all its Australian campuses and 11,531 are in short-term positions, its 2018 annual report tabled ...

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Two shot dead at US university campus

Two people have been killed and several others wounded in a shooting attack at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, with local media reporting the suspect has been taken into custody. WBTV in Charlotte reported that two people were ...

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