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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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New plan aims to build rural workforce

Education institutions need to ensure that more medical students come from rural backgrounds, or are required to complete training in rural areas, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) says. The proposal forms part of a document released today, which puts forward ...

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Graduates don’t rate degrees important for jobs

Contention surrounds the latest Employer Satisfaction Survey, which has put the importance of university degrees into question. The Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching survey released today revealed that while employers remain highly satisfied with graduates, at least half of ...

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QUT professor Australian University Teacher of the Year

Queensland University of Technology Professor Peter Corke has been honoured with the Australian University Teacher of the Year award for his instruction in robotics. The prestigious award acknowledges an Australian academic who has an exceptional record in student teaching, educational ...

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Universities collectively outraged by MYEFO

What does it take to get higher education cuts through parliament? The government thinks its latest measures – released as part of their Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) – might do it. But universities aren't so sure. A summary of ...

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On the move December

UTAS NAMES NEW VC Ethicist, educator and strategic consultant Professor Rufus Black has been appointed vice-chancellor and president at the University of Tasmania. Black is currently master of the University of Melbourne’s Ormond College and deputy chancellor of Victoria University,and ...

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