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School leavers struggle to choose uni courses

Research from South Australia’s universities has found that 51 per cent of school leavers have trouble deciding on what to study at university. The study, supported by the federal Department of Education, surveyed year 12 students from 67 high schools ...

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Start-ups selected for EduGrowth accelerator

Start-ups are eyeing education as the industry to make money from, and the EduGrowth accelerator has announced the first five companies it will be helping do just that. The start-ups selected are: PrevYou – an online school for tertiary students ...

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Gardner to take the reins as UA chair

Monash University vice-chancellor professor Margaret Gardner is to be the next chair of Universities Australia (UA). Gardner is set to succeed current UA chair professor Barney Glover, who is also vice-chancellor of Western Sydney University. Gardner will take the reins ...

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Smartphones guide students through university

Most people with smartphones receive push notifications, whether they be for Facebook, news alerts or even messages from dating apps. And according to Brent Stafford, director of the Asia Pacific branch of HERE, a map software developing company, universities could ...

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