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Gen-Zs not mini Gen-Ys: lessons from #UAConf18

Ben Pilkington wants you to know that although Z follows Y alphabetically, these human generations are vastly different. Generally, while Y values education, Z prefers experience. Y is optimistic, whereas Z prefers to be pragmatic. Y is rebellious, collaborative and searches ...

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The silent epidemic in Australia’s universities

Unhealthy behaviour among university students, leading to poor mental health, shortens their life span and increases their chance of an untimely death. Of particular concern, during this period, is that data indicates university students are five times more likely to ...

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How universities stifle learning

In 2016, after three decades of teaching, Brian Martin hung up his tutor boots. But he wasn’t nearly done with thinking – or research. Having had time to reflect on his experience, the erstwhile Professor of Social Sciences at the University of ...

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