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ANU announces $53m student residence

The Australian National University has unveiled its plans for a $53 million student residential building. ANU students influenced the design of the new building, which will house an extra 500 students on campus from 2017. Chris Grange, executive director of administration ...

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Symposium to show education is the way

Indigenous education leaders from around Australia will gather at the University of the Sunshine Coast for the 9th annual Indigenous Education Symposium on Saturday 29 August. The theme of this year’s symposium ‘education is the way’ will explore ways to ...

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Multimillion-dollar gift for mental health research

Mental health researchers at Monash University will benefit from a new multimillion-dollar gift. Monash economics graduate and stockbroker David Winston Turner has donated $5.2 million – the largest philanthropic gift the university has received. The gift, to be distributed over ...

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Linking Victorian apprentices with employers

A new effort to create pathways to employment for Victorian apprentices is underway. MAS National has been selected as part of the Australian Government’s $200 million annual investment in the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) to provide apprentice, employer and trainee ...

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A search for answers as business students flunk final

Hundreds of students studying postgraduate business programs at the University of Sydney have failed core subjects, leaving many shocked and confused. Almost 40 per cent of the more than 1200 students enrolled in Critical Thinking in Business failed, the Sydney University ...

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UWS rebrand a necessary evolution: Glover

The University of Western Sydney has formally announced its rebranding as ‘Western Sydney University’ with vice-chancellor Barney Glover defending the consultation process and long-term strategy behind the move. The announcement, made at the university’s Parramatta campus this morning, follows strong ...

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UC $1 billion campus transformation announced

The University of Canberra has announced a $1 billion investment plan to expand its campus that is expected to create jobs and boost economic growth in the nation’s capital. UC vice-chancellor professor Stephen Parker said the transformation of the Bruce campus ...

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