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The new ‘Edflix’ model of education

Education these days can be delivered in a similar fashion to how we enjoy our entertainment. It is an “on-demand, Netflix” education model, where students are choosing what, when and how they study, according to Macquarie Business School Professor Lan ...

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Grattan Report: post-secondary concerns for young men

The latest Grattan Institute report , ‘Risks and rewards: when is vocational education a good alternative to higher education? found that men who scored lower ATARs at school but gained vocational qualifications in engineering, construction and commerce could have higher average earnings than ...

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Australia’s first student-built, driverless car

It’s taken three years to make and Australia’s first student-built, fully autonomous race car – the M19-D – displayed its capabilities on Open Day at Monash University’s Clayton campus. Showcasing the latest in driverless automotive technology, including “complex environment perception ...

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India’s ‘two-pronged’ approach to plagiarism

India has made a firm commitment to stamping out plagiarism and contract cheating with the announcement that all public and private universities will be given trial access to anti-plagiarism software. “We have a two-pronged approach. As part of the exercise ...

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UQ pro-Hong Kong protest turns ugly

Tensions over China’s controversial Hong Kong extradition law boiled over at one of Australia’s top universities this week, with pro-Hong Kong and pro-Chinese students clashing on the university’s market day. Nilsson Jones, editor of the university’s student magazine Semper Floreat, ...

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