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Charles Sturt program looks beyond ATAR scores

We’re often told that soft skills such as empathy, collaboration and communication will be key to the future workforce, but they haven’t been considered much in university admission requirements. But now one university is changing all of that. Charles Sturt ...

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What comes after the lucky country

Citizens of the lucky country can no longer rely on good fortune for prosperity – they must rely on capabilities. This is the premise of a new Mitchell Institute report. "Today the question is not if we should seek to teach young ...

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Student doctor rockers play for degrees

Against a backdrop of high-profile junior doctor suicides, Flinders University is introducing novelty into its medical degree. The Adelaide-based institution is piloting a music subject for second-year students, as part of the degree's new, mandatory personal and professional development stream. Its coordinators hope ...

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