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NSW skills shortage explored by new study

The chronic skills shortage in regional New South Wales is the focus of a new research project led by Charles Sturt University. Professor Kishor Sharma, professor Edward Oczkowski and professor John Hicks from CSU’s faculty of business, together with Lani ...

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Keneally to mentor women in MBAs

Kristina Keneally has another new job. The former NSW premier and head of Basketball Australia has accepted an invitation to join the Macquarie Graduate School of Management as a mentor to women who embark on MBAs. Keneally, who was the ...

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Schools must make a place for Hindi

Strengthening Australia’s long-term relationship with India depends partly on the investment schools make in teaching students Hindi. Recognising the importance of teaching school-aged students Hindi, the Australian National University (ANU) South Asia Research Institute is holding a workshop on Friday ...

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UTS takes big data 3D

Ben Simons in the Data Arena. Photo credit: Joanne Saad

The University of Technology Sydney’s new Data Arena takes big data into 3D with surround sound and vision. UTS vice-chancellor Attila Brungs said the Data Arena is a finely-tuned masterpiece of interplaying computer and AV technologies. He said analysts in ...

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International students are no threat to jobs

Overseas students are not stealing Australian jobs and for the most part intend to take their qualification home, according to new data. The survey by leading education researcher and resources provider Hobsons, aims to dispel community perceptions that international students ...

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New MOOC to explore what uni is like

Charles Sturt University has launched a MOOC aimed at developing students’ pre-tertiary achievement levels and to explore aspects of the transition to university. CSU project manager Craig Billingham said the What’s Uni Like? MOOC is being promoted to Australian universities, ...

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