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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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Low youth wellbeing affects jobs and education

Below average levels of wellbeing among young people are linked to problems in both education and the workforce, a new study has found. Commissioned by Apprenticeship Support Australia, the Skillsroad Youth Census surveyed more than 13,000 Australians between the ages ...

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IT isn’t the most in-demand job: report

Contrary to popular thought, it's construction, not coding, that's most in-demand by employers. The 2017 Soft Skills in Demand Report, released last week, revealed this surprising fact.  Report issuer JobGetter analysed 168,000 job ads across 54 industries before reaching this ...

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Degree holders’ dole data revealed

Newstart data from 2011 has just been released by the ABS, showing that the majority of allowance recipients don't, in fact, have degrees. Of the ones who do, however, the bureau helpfully broke down what they studied. Management and commerce graduates accounted ...

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Value of degrees in decline: HILDA report

The annual Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey bears bad news for graduates. Released this week, it shows that while the more educated generally fare better across several social and economic outcomes, such outcomes aren’t as good as ...

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The changing nature of PhDs

  In the act of completion of a PhD, some truths become evident – such as the need to streamline the process. By Louis White Adeline Ong started her PhD at Monash University in 2003 and finished it at RMIT ...

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