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Dispelling the myths of the Ramsay Centre

Established in March 2017 through a bequest by the Ramsay Foundation, the Ramsay Centre’s objective is to reinvigorate the study of Western civilisation in Australia. The Centre aims to have its program taught in two to three universities initially, mainly ...

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ANU hack points to troubling year ahead

A trove of personal data held at one of Australia’s premier universities has been accessed by a “sophisticated operator”, signalling troubling times ahead for data security. According to a statement issued by Australia National University’s Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt, the ...

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A vision for radical university change

The world over, the higher education sector is booming. The number of global students attending higher education has doubled since 2000 alone, and a recent study predicts that by 2040, nearly 600 million students will be enrolled. Such statistics glimmer ...

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Election 2019: What’s in it for VET?

While there is very little difference between what the Coalition and Labor are offering in school funding – save for Labor’s plan to provide universal early childhood care – their commitments to the VET sector differ sharply. In today’s Media ...

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