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Neuroscientist from UON joins College of Experts

University of Newcastle associate professor Frini Karayanidis has been inducted into the Australian Research Centre’s (ARC) College of Experts, a role offered only to researchers of exemplary standing within the international academic community. Karayanidis, a cognitive neuroscientist, is delighted about her ...

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PVC students at UTAS retires

Professor Sue Kilpatrick, pro vice-chancellor students, has retired after working 30 years with the University of Tasmania. Kilpatrick led a variety of access and outreach programs, oversaw the success of pathways to the university from schools and led the operation ...

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UNSW selects new PVC education

UNSW adds professor Geoff Crisp as the new pro vice-chancellor education. As part of his new role, beginning in February, Crisp will implement educational components of the UNSW 2025 Strategy. “I am excited by the opportunity to work with colleagues ...

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UC names veteran exec VP global

The University of Canberra welcomes experienced executive Rongyu Li as new vice-president global. He has more than 15 years of experience in international higher education, including the execution of internationalisation strategies, overseeing international offices, language centres, pathway providers, transnational education ...

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JCU elects former ambassador chancellor

James Cook University has appointed Bill Tweddell chancellor for five years beginning on March 26. For the past four decades, Tweddell has pursued a career in Australia’s diplomatic service. He serves as Australia’s ambassador to the Philippines and has previously served as ambassador ...

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Oncology clinic at UC announced

Oncology provider The Icon Group is partnering with the University of Canberra for a new cancer treatment clinic on campus. The facility will have two radiotherapy bunkers and an oncology department run by Icon. It will provide healthcare to the local ...

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USC, ANU show matching enrolment growth

Sixteen is certainly sweet for two universities this enrolment season. The University of the Sunshine Coast has offered 3688 course places to prospective students – up by 16 per cent compared with last year – breaking its own record. Likewise, demand ...

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Indigenous students get a taste of uni life at USYD

The University of Sydney is showing Aboriginal schoolchildren what it has to offer. Federal Education Department data reveals Indigenous enrolments at country universities far outweighs that at city counterparts, despite the fact that over the past two years, the Universities Admission Centre has recorded ...

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Women can help shrink engineer shortage

Girl power can help solve Australia’s chronic shortage of engineers. Every year, Australia imports 12,000 engineers to fill jobs. One-quarter of these come on temporary work visas. Only 6000 are graduates from Australian universities. This trend has gone on for the ...

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