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Thriving in the age of international education

With the demand for higher education booming worldwide, particularly in China and India, will universities be able to satisfy demand? And can Australia become a serious player in this expanding field? Our international education industry keeps expanding, which is good ...

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Gardner to take the reins as UA chair

Monash University vice-chancellor professor Margaret Gardner is to be the next chair of Universities Australia (UA). Gardner is set to succeed current UA chair professor Barney Glover, who is also vice-chancellor of Western Sydney University. Gardner will take the reins ...

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Vice-chancellors receive Australia Day honours

Three vice-chancellors have been recognised today by being inducted into the Order of Australia. University of Sydney vice-chancellor Dr Michael Spence will now have AC after his name as a Companion of the Order of Australia. Spence received the honour ...

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UWA promotes Freshwater to vice-chancellor

The University of Western Australia has elevated one of its senior executives to vice-chancellor. Professor Dawn Freshwater, who was acting vice-chancellor after professor Paul Johnson announced his departure from the role, has been selected as his permanent replacement. UWA chancellor Dr ...

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Bebbington to leave U of A post early

University of Adelaide vice-chancellor professor Warren Bebbington has announced he will retire on April 30, 2017, eight months before his contract is due to expire. Bebbington advised U of A’s Council of his decision yesterday afternoon. He originally intended to see ...

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