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Not finishing uni has advantages: study

'Finish what you start' is a widely revered tenet of neoliberal psychology, yet a new study by La Trobe University flips it on its side. Researchers at the university's Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research have found that those who complete ...

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Supporting international students can help stem attrition

It’s no secret that the international student market is Australia’s third-largest export sector – supporting Australian communities, jobs, regional economies and the country’s relationship with the world. Australian universities are sitting on a further, multi-million-dollar opportunity in terms of tuition ...

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Student seepage worrisome: government

“People are making complicated – and sometimes deeply personal – decisions to withdraw from study when life gets in the way. We shouldn’t pressure students to stay enrolled if they need to care for a dying parent, for instance, and ...

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