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$200 million philanthropic contribution for ANU

ANU is set to receive what is understood to be Australia’s largest ever personal philanthropic contribution, in an arrangement worth about $200 million. Graham and Louise Tuckwell announced the details of their contribution this week. It will be spread out over the next ...

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Slow browsing day on the uni wifi? Here’s why

Mixing business, leisure and education on the same network can create challenges for network capacity. By Bruce Miller. At most higher-education institutions today, you’ll find students, faculty and staff struggling with consistently bad internet. It’s hard to believe these are places of ...

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Refugee advocates lobbying for student loan changes

One of the leaders behind a program mentoring high school students from refugee backgrounds is marking this year’s World Refugee Week by calling for those on temporary protection visas and asylum seekers to be eligible for federal government assistance to meet ...

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Bond bolsters law stocks with fresh trio

Three new academics have joined Bond University’s Faculty of Law. A mixture of passion, dynamism and research opportunities attracted the trio to the Gold Coast campus. Professor Rachael Field is an expert on domestic and family violence and an advocate for ...

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Database or data waste?

All that collected information won’t help with the learning and teaching if it’s not measuring the right indicators. Universities around the world face increasing scrutiny, in response to rising costs and the demand that they differentiate themselves from their competitors. ...

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On the Move – June 2016

Noted journalist reports to CSU Awarding-winning influential journalist and proud Wiradjuri man Stan Grant has joined Charles Sturt University as its chair of Indigenous affairs. Grant, who has used his media notoriety to help advocate for Indigenous issues such as ...

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Campus cigarette bans could be harming smokers

Many university campuses around Australia are telling students and staff to butt out. But one expert has argued that these blanket bans on smoking might be causing harm. Many institutions, including all in the state of Victoria, along with the University ...

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