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Shared university services ‘snake oil’: opinion

The fashion in universities and other public sector organisations for ‘shared services’ did not spring from nowhere. Yes Minister in the 1980s featured an episode about a hospital that had 500 administration staff, but could not afford to employ nurses ...

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University FLEXes driverless shuttle deal

South Australian university students will soon be able to head to class in an electric shuttle as part of a five-year trial of autonomous vehicle technology. Dubbed FLEX, or Flinders Express, the public shuttle will operate between the Clovelly Park ...

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An AI in higher education update

Innovative tertiary education providers are using artificial intelligence to attract and retain more students. In today’s always-on, always-connected world, people expect to be able to access all kinds of information and services with a few taps on their mobile device. ...

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Technology in education: a forecast for 2018

Digital transformation and the rise of millennials are dominating headlines in the Asia Pacific region (APAC). Rapid advancements in technology are drastically improving the way we do things. As millennials come of age, modern students will be adept with technology, ...

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Advancing AI in higher education

How higher education might respond to AI and the case for lifelong learning Higher education has, for decades, been instrumental in developing and adopting new technology and new ways of working. From the beginning, universities cultivated the so-called digital revolution ...

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