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On the move | December

EGAN’S SUCCESSOR Macquarie’s longest-serving chancellor, Michael Egan, has left some big shoes to fill. Stepping into them is Dr Martin Parkinson, a public servant of more than 30 years who served as secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister ...

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On the move | October

FRESH FROM RIO Dr Xiaoling Liu has been announced as QUT’s new chancellor. A former president and CEO of Rio Tinto Minerals in the United States, gaining her PhD at Imperial College London and completing her Bachelor of Engineering in ...

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On the move | September

NEW SIGHTS FOR STARRY EYES Dr Belinda Nicholson, an astronomer, researcher and lecturer from the University of Southern Queensland, will be searching for alien worlds on foreign land in her new role as a post-doctoral researcher with the University of ...

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How to handle contract cheating

Four years on from the MyMaster cheating scandal that rocked NSW universities, contract cheating – where students engage a third-party individual or service – continues to be prevalent in Australian universities. Research has found that 6 per cent of Australian ...

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The collaborative campus: A new model for higher education

Australia’s higher education sector is facing significant structural changes on multiple fronts. New student demographics, technological advances, the need to partner and collaborate with industry and funding reductions are permeating the competitive sector, and in response, we’re seeing campuses around ...

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