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Quirk hurts CSU drop-out rates in federal stats

A data aberration has caused Charles Sturt University to be misrepresented in the latest federal Education Department statistics. These figures reported that almost half of the university’s international students drop out in their first year. The Education Department’s Selected Higher Education ...

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Unis should outsource software: TechnologyOne

Universities shouldn’t set up their own software systems, as they’re better off outsourcing them – a software company executive has advised. Matt Arnott, TechnologyOne’s general manager for education, said he’s seen many universities try to set up their own software systems ...

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#LetThemStay unites academics

Australia’s immigration detention centres are many things, divisive being one. This week, the nation watched as guerrilla protestors crashed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first major economic speech since the federal election. One stormed the stage, holding a sign directed at news ...

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