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Plan to use data to match students to courses

For Andy Sheats, improving the student experience is tied to greater transparency in higher education. Recently announced as Open Universities Australia’s new executive general manager of student experience, Sheats wants to use data to help students make their study choices. ...

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School leavers struggle to choose uni courses

Research from South Australia’s universities has found that 51 per cent of school leavers have trouble deciding on what to study at university. The study, supported by the federal Department of Education, surveyed year 12 students from 67 high schools ...

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Smartphones guide students through university

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

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

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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