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Japan, Hong Kong dominate regional rankings The first ranking of Asian higher education institutions by the British company QS, which also conducts global rankings for Times Higher Education, has revealed that Japan and Hong Kong lead the pack. Hong Kong has ...

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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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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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Right off

A new batch of annual reports show the true impact of the financial crisis on university bottom lines, writes Ben Power.cember, 2008. Easson also noted that in the first quarter to March 2009, core revenue rose solidly from $356 million ...

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