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Smartphones guide students through university

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Most people with smartphones receive push notifications, whether they be for Facebook, news alerts or even messages from dating apps. And according to Brent Stafford, director of the Asia Pacific branch of HERE, a map software developing company, universities could ...

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RMIT and ABC revive Fact Check

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has his facts checked. Photo: ABC.

The ABC’s Fact Check unit has returned, with the help of RMIT University, to ensure the facts that public figures cite are not ‘alternative’ but plain old truth. From March, the RMIT ABC Fact Check will do what it did ...

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YourTutor announces UK expansion

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Online private tutoring company YourTutor has expanded to the UK, beginning with a trial at the University of East London (UEL). The company has doubled in size over the past two years and seeks to continue profitable expansion in the ...

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Private tutoring gets the Uber treatment

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The Australian private tutoring industry has now been Ubered by a pair of software engineers operating out of Brisbane. For co-chief executives and founders Sam Robertson and Cameron Schmidt, the story of Scooter Tutor began in 2007. Schmidt initially came ...

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UniMelb releases sustainability plan

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The University of Melbourne has pledged to achieve carbon neutrality on its campuses by 2030, achieve zero net emissions from electricity usage by 2021, and develop a framework to guide its $1.9 billion investment fund. Allan Tait, UniMelb chief financial ...

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