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Helping universities compete for the best young minds

University funding is complex. More often than not, universities face funding policies that reflect historical arrangements and national politics rather than forward-looking strategies and principles. According to the Grattan Institute1, international students are now the biggest source of revenue for ...

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Australia’s top ranked unis slide down CWUR list

Australia has missed out on a top 50 spot in a ranking of the globe’s universities. The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, put the University of Melbourne, Oceania’s best performer, at number 64. ...

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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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Strictly speaking | Gammon

Britain’s agonising over Brexit has spawned a lot of new vocabulary. One of the most evocative of these words is gammon, used to describe “white men of a certain age who become pink in the face when working themselves into ...

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On the move: July

POLLIES PAIR Joining the University of South Australia as business school industry professors are Christopher Pyne, the former federal minister for defence, and Jay Weatherill (pictured), the state’s former premier. Professor Marie Wilson, pro-vice-chancellor of business and law, said Pyne ...

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Bishop announced as next ANU chancellor

Julie Bishop will become the first female chancellor of Australian National University, it has been announced. The former foreign minister will take over from Gareth Evans – also an ex-parliamentarian – who has been chancellor since 2010. Bishop has taken ...

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