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Job prospects slim for new grads

The job outlook for recent university graduates looks bleak, with a record number of students graduating into unemployment – that’s according to the latest research by Graduate Careers Australia. In 2014, 68.1 per cent of new bachelor degree graduates had ...

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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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