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Go8 dominates US global uni ranking

The Group of Eight (Go8) has made a clean sweep of the top Australian spots in the latest global university ranking. The 2021 Best Global Universities by U.S. News & World Report ranks nearly 1,500 top institutions across 86 countries ...

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Budget 2020-21: the sector reacts

The injection of an additional $1 billion for university research was the big-ticket item for higher education in last night’s Federal Budget. Announcing the education measures in the 2020-21 Budget, Minister for Education Dan Tehan said education would be critical ...

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Universities react to China travel ban

Australia has closed its borders to most people travelling from or through mainland China to address concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus, and universities have said they are not taking the decision lightly. Australian citizens, permanent residents and ...

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Unis to be free from foreign influence laws

The government has watered down its proposed anti-foreign spy legislation after universities claimed overreach. The Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill initially arguably hampered the ability of researchers to collaborate with overseas counterparts by requiring registration of these partnerships. If Australian researchers failed ...

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