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$800,000 painting donated to ANU

Universities love to boast about the donations they receive, but a recent gift to the Australian National University is something special. It’s an $800,000 painting by Chinese artist Zhang Peili, which was previously thought to have been lost. Flying Machine, ...

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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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Regional unis top city cousins in graduate employment rankings

Rankings measuring student experience, graduate employment outcomes and starting salaries have placed Australia's regional universities on top. The Good Universities Guide 2017, published by the Good Education Group (GEG) and released on Monday, shows that while country and city universities have ...

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From aspiring hairdresser to student engineer

After high school, Nisha Pradhan wanted to be a hairdresser. Her male high school careers adviser thought “this was a great idea.” But when Pradhan, now a University of New South Wales fourth-year electrical engineering and commerce student, told her ...

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ANU helps teens plan for the planet

Who is more qualified to tackle climate change, politicians or high school students? The answer may depend on which elected official you’re referring to. But the Australian National University’s Ian Chambers, a senior researcher at the Crawford School of Public ...

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