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Rethinking online delivery

How universities can resolve student retention woes following fee increases. Student acquisition and retention rates are arguably the biggest challenges for Australian universities. While several factors contribute to this, a key concern is the cost of studying in Australia. This ...

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Higher education is risky business

Universities are under increasing risk from fraudsters and cybercriminals. Australia’s higher education sector is under some pressure as a result of the government’s Higher Education Reform Package. Disruption of any kind increases risk in any organisation, but when disruption involves ...

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Universities redefine classrooms

Classrooms are being redefined as universities seek smarter ways to learn. In the past decade, e-learning has become one of the most common buzzwords in education. Look inside the modern classroom or lecture theatre and you will be hard pressed ...

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Universities expecting disruption by 2030

Navitas Ventures – the innovation arm of global higher education provider Navitas – has been pondering digital transformation in higher education. After realising universities, students and edtech venture founders were too, it solicited their views on the matter. “We wanted to ...

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Start-ups selected for EduGrowth accelerator

Start-ups are eyeing education as the industry to make money from, and the EduGrowth accelerator has announced the first five companies it will be helping do just that. The start-ups selected are: PrevYou – an online school for tertiary students ...

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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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