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VC Hill calls for unfreezing of sub-degree places

In his first push for policy change as incoming chair of the Regional Universities Network, professor Greg Hill has called for sub-degree loans to be included in the demand-driven system. Hill, who is vice-chancellor of the University of the Sunshine ...

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Trump could spark international student boom: IEAA

The International Education Association of Australia has predicted that Australia will see an influx of international students and academics after the election of Donald Trump to the White House, and the UK’s Brexit from the European Union. Professor Chris Ziguras, ...

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RUN announces new chair, USC’s Hill

University of the Sunshine Coast vice-chancellor professor Greg Hill will replace University of Southern Queensland vice-chancellor Jan Thomas as chair of the Regional Universities Network (RUN) on November 17, 2016. RUN’s other universities are Central Queensland University, Federation University, Southern Cross ...

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We need humanities students, business leaders say

Business leaders told a forum that industry still needs humanities graduates. Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott said many people in Western countries are anxious, disengaged and frustrated, and now “question globalisation, migration, innovation and the value and virtues ...

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Maths teaching drained by gender inequity, ageing: AMSI

Gender inequity will exacerbate shortages in the mathematical workforce caused by an ageing population, a new report from the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute has warned. AMSI director professor Geoff Prince has quoted figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics that show ...

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