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The new ‘Edflix’ model of education

Education these days can be delivered in a similar fashion to how we enjoy our entertainment. It is an “on-demand, Netflix” education model, where students are choosing what, when and how they study, according to Macquarie Business School Professor Lan ...

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Australia’s first student-built, driverless car

It’s taken three years to make and Australia’s first student-built, fully autonomous race car – the M19-D – displayed its capabilities on Open Day at Monash University’s Clayton campus. Showcasing the latest in driverless automotive technology, including “complex environment perception ...

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Growth hacks for student recruitment

Tech startups and international student recruitment may seem like they’re worlds apart, but from growth hacking to disruptive marketing, the fast-moving world of tech lends itself to the competitive space of student recruitment. Here are three strategies that can reap ...

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Time’s up for cheats as new laws announced

The Morrison government will introduce legislation to curb academic cheating at university, with people found guilty facing up to two years’ jail time or a $210,000 fine. The new laws are targeting so-called “contract cheating”, where third parties provide assessment ...

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The evolution of academic misconduct

The student experience has been greatly impacted by the student learning experience. Online resources provide students with a wealth of knowledge, apps have provided a gamified approach to learning, and virtual classrooms offer students the ability to sit in on ...

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Cybersecurity demands more education and training

Cybercrime is escalating worldwide, and with a massive demand for cybersecurity professionals, universities need to respond by offering more graduate and undergraduate programs to equip the workforce with the experts it needs to protect against hackers and other cyber threats. ...

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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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