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Australia’s first survey of PhD graduate outcomes

In an Australian-first, Group of Eight universities will investigate and publish the extent to which PhD students contribute to the nation. The three year project, dubbed Understanding PhD Career Pathways, will survey more than 200,000 PhD graduates and provide information ...

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HECS legislation passes through Lower House

The federal government has scrapped plans to place a “lifetime cap” on student loans, but has been granted support from the lower house to reduce the repayment threshold. Legislation to lower the repayment threshold from $55,000 to $45,000 has been ...

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The case against changing university loans: CAPA

Plans to introduce a lower repayment threshold for student loans are unscrupulous and will reduce the number of skilled graduates, the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) says. CAPA this week released a statement requesting the senate reject the proposal ...

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