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UK concern at open-access costs

The cost of making the transition to full open access could require universities to discourage or bar researchers from publishing minor papers in order to maintain funds for publication in top journals. That is the conclusion of one of the ...

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Mountain hidden by molehill

A botched attempt at a small increase in school class sizes has drawn attention away from the growing problem of teacher development. We have been through interesting times over here in New Zealand. It all started about six weeks ago ...

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Award nominations open for international students

The Council of International Students Australia (CISA) has opened nominations for an inaugural International Student of the Year award. To be presented at CISA’s annual conference in Brisbane in July, the award will recognise one student’s outstanding academic achievement and ...

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Competition grows in international student market

Australia in one of only seven countries in the world with more than 100,000 international students on its shores, but the tertiary education sector can’t be complacent. Dr Daniel Edwards, senior research fellow at the Australian Educational Research (ACER), issued this ...

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Foreign students baulk at hurdles

The need for better English, a strong dollar and fewer training places are proving to be a disincentive overseas, writes Annabel McGilvray. After years of rapid growth in international student numbers, nursing schools around Australia are contemplating tightening their belts ...

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Inquiry call to help house students

A NSW parliamentary inquiry has backed calls for transport concessions for all international students, noting that this will help them find cheaper accommodation. With the new semester approaching, housing affordability remains a significant concern for  students. The inquiry also recommended registration ...

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American privates on parade

We have dominated the Asia-Pacific campus playground but there’s a bigger kid ready to move in Back in the 1990s and noughties, America's leading public universities watched Australia's success with envy as we educated hundreds of thousands of full-fee paying ...

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Sector must be heard, says new IEAA chief

The international education sector has a tendency to “slip through the cracks” in this country, and that’s something that the International Education Association of Australia’s new chief plans to change. Phil Honeywood, IEAA’s new chief executive, started in the job last ...

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