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Student accommodation industry boom predicted

Student accommodation website student.com, has predicted a boom in the Australian purpose-built student housing industry, which is woefully undersupplied. Purpose-built student accommodation refers to housing built specifically for students. Bede Moore, student.com’s head of growth and partnerships Australia, said this accommodation type ...

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International student numbers grow, again

Federal Education Department data, released today at the Australian International Education Conference, revealed that international student numbers have grown by 11 per cent since last year. Steve Nerlich, director of the Education Department’s international research and analysis unit, said there are ...

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UQ to keep fossil fuel shares

University of Queensland chancellor Peter Varghese has confirmed UQ won’t divest from the $6.4 million it holds in fossil fuel shares as it “would make no real difference”. He also criticised Queensland University of Technology, which announced divestment last month, for ...

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