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Academics unravel Australia Day misconceptions

People who like a good debate on the true meaning of Australia Day could stand to learn something from Australia’s academics. Misconception and meaning around our national holiday has long been a point of discussion in academic circles, but has now ...

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How data is changing the education game

With first semester due to start in a month, experts say universities will be operating in uncharted digital territory – one that could prove dangerous if not handled correctly. Digital data expert and EC Integrators managing director Emy Carr said ...

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NSW apprenticeships get a makeover

Changes made to the state’s apprenticeship system aim to make it more responsive to the demands of the workplace, skills minister John Barilaro says. The new laws governing NSW apprenticeships were drafted and passed by parliament in the form of ...

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Fight to save habitat trees at UNE

Students and staff at the University of New England have reacted strongly against the decision to remove 78 native trees from the campus, and are calling for the demolition to cease immediately. Contractors began removing the first of the trees on ...

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UNSW tackles gender imbalance

The University of New South Wales aims to smash gender imbalance in engineering by bringing the number of females enrolled in the degree up to 30 per cent by 2020. As part of the initiative, more than 100 girls from ...

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Employment prospects high for health grads

Medicine and health graduates are the most likely to find employment, a new report has found, while those who study creative arts, psychology, humanities or communications are at the bottom of the employment ladder. The figures come from the 2017 Graduate ...

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