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Sydney Quantum Academy funded

The University of Sydney yesterday welcomed support from the NSW government for its proposal to create a Sydney Quantum Academy. University of Sydney vice-chancellor Dr Michael Spence said the initiative would be in partnership with Macquarie University, the University of NSW and ...

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Students’ most wanted: uni preferences revealed

Year 12 results are almost out, meaning NSW and ACT school students are about to discover if they've achieved their #goals. One of these may be to get into USYD. Australia's first university scooped 14.84 per cent of overall preferences, per UAC figures released today. UNSW, ...

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Down to business for new TAFE head

Margy Osmond brings a strong background in the private sector and government to her senior NSW post. The inaugural chief executive of the Australian National Retailers Association and former head of the NSW and Sydney chambers of commerce, Margy Osmond, ...

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Primary health care focus of new education program

 Nursing researchers have developed educational tools to assist primary and acute healthcare staff.  Rural acute care nurses will be targeted in an education program designed to help drive down avoidable readmissions in NSW hospitals. From February, nurses in the Murrumbidgee Local ...

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Apprenticeship must change:study

Apprenticeships should focus on a fair deal and recruit only the most suitable workers and employers, according to new research on why the system is failing in New South Wales. Undertaken for the NSW Board of Vocational Education and Training, ...

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MP attacks UNSW over Barach dismissal

The following is the statement by Dr John Kaye MP to the Parliament of NSW:   In June 2009 University of NSW senior management closed ranks around vice-chancellor Fred Hilmer and dismissed world-leading safety science expert Dr Paul Barach on ...

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Aboriginal undergrads go online

A group of up to 15 Aboriginal education officers working in regional NSW schools will be the first to enrol in a new Bachelor of Education degree that allows students to remain living in their communities while working towards becoming ...

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