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Universities fasttrack deferral policies

The University of Melbourne is the first university to extend its deferral period to two years to accommodate students who have been caught by a tightening of the government’s income support laws.o; Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young, said. “Thousands have taken ...

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IDP to recruit for US universities

Within five years, at least one in five students recruited by IDP Education will be headed for the US under a new plan launched recently in Los Angeles.uo; Pollock said the proposition for US universities was a compelling one. IDP ...

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Message to lobbyists: accentuate your affirmatives

Rather than crying poor, tertiary education leaders should “spruik” the job creation impacts of education infrastructure projects, according to the chair of the Education Investment Fund (EIF) Advisory Board, Philip Clark.cts from infrastructure schemes like the EIF could generate massive ...

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A private affair

Australia’s richest 200 individuals might be collectively $25 billion poorer than they were a year earlier, but with $208 million, Shesh Ghale had more than enough to make his debut. The Nepalese-born entrepreneur is living proof that education opens doors.g ...

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I love TNE

Transnational education programs may have peaked a couple of years ago and its hard to tell where this particular corner of international education is headed, writes Stephen Connelly.TNE) programs over the past 17 years. My first experience of TNE was ...

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Change agenda taking its toll on tiny college: AUQA

Even with only three degrees and 42 students, Tabor College is a “state of flux at every level”, contributing to a lack of common purpose, ill-informed staff, and compliance-oriented quality management, according to the higher education audit agency.heir performance should ...

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National briefs

Bollywood star snubs Australia had failed to reflect the increasing professionalism of indigenous graduates. “Over the past 10 years in particular, enrolments have moved from sub-degree to degree courses, and students tend to be standard-entry and have diversified into a ...

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Time for real action

The federal government is under increased pressure to take strong and real action on concerns over the safety of international students, with China joining India in demanding better protection for its students in Australia. keep talking about money. Of course ...

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