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On the move: January

New engineering dean for USYD The University of Sydney will welcome Professor Willy Zwaenepoel as the new dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies on 15 June 2018. Zwaenepoel is an experienced leader in experimental computer science research, ...

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Strictly Speaking | Snowflake

The meanings of words are constantly changing, with some ending up very far from their original sense. Smug was originally a positive adjective, used for complimenting people on their smart appearance. Obviously this praise went to their heads, giving us ...

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More work for undergraduates on the way

Finding full-time work remains a challenge for university graduates, but job opportunities are on their way up, according to economists. The latest data from job search site Indeed revealed that less than 72 per cent of undergraduates found full-time work within ...

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Academics hunt for the wilderwomen

Adventurer Bear Grylls, of Man vs. Wild fame, was first praised, then scorned for his ‘tough guy’ persona. All the while, most people hadn’t heard of Megan Hine. The fair-skinned, doe-eyed fellow Brit was once described by Grylls as “stronger than 99 per ...

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“Steady growth” across TAFE NSW enrolments

A growth in infrastructure projects is driving enrolment growth in trade qualifications, with an increase of at least 10 per cent across carpentry, plumbing and electrical trades. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian and minister for skills Adam Marshall unveiled ...

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Girls encouraged to study IT

ICT 4 Women will launch a list of the most highly regarded female tech speakers, in an effort to encourage girls into the traditionally male dominated industry. With fewer than three per cent of school girls likely to consider a career ...

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