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OUA goes digital with student chatbot

Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with LivePerson to roll out an Australian-first chatbot that communicates with students via mobile. Operation manager Lyndon Summers said the chatbot was introduced to make better use of technology and improve service access and convenience ...

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Gaming tech used to assess stroke impact: USC

Video games, smart phones and wearable technology could be key tools to assist recovery from stroke and sports injuries, according to researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). Information on the topic was delivered in a number of ...

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Uni and tech titan team up

It’s all ‘appening at RMIT. Apple has joined with the Melbourne-based university to deliver beginner courses in app development. It is titled iOS App Development with Swift; swift being an Apple coding language. An online program will commence on 20 November, while ...

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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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Universities expecting disruption by 2030

Navitas Ventures – the innovation arm of global higher education provider Navitas – has been pondering digital transformation in higher education. After realising universities, students and edtech venture founders were too, it solicited their views on the matter. “We wanted to ...

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Hope and ambition collide at STEM careers fair

Rihanna’s latest hit reverberated around the brick atrium of the National Innovation Centre, home to Cicada Innovations. The reason for the hip beats? ‘Emerge’: Cicada and government department UrbanGrowth NSW’s inaugural STEM careers expo. Backpack-clad students wandered from booth to ...

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