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NSW Universities chosen to tackle cyber challenges

Seven Australian universities have been selected to lead a cyber security network announced by the NSW Government on Friday. The $2 million project will see the University of Newcastle, UNSW Sydney, Macquarie University, the University of Wollongong, the University of Technology ...

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UNSW tackles gender imbalance

The University of New South Wales aims to smash gender imbalance in engineering by bringing the number of females enrolled in the degree up to 30 per cent by 2020. As part of the initiative, more than 100 girls from ...

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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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On the Move November

WATTERSTON HEADED FOR MELBOURNE Dr Jim Watterston has been appointed dean of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. He is currently the director-general of the Queensland Department of Education and Training, and has more than 30 years’ experience in education, ...

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The other kind of sexual harassment on campus

On-campus sexual assault and harassment was one of the biggest news stories of the year. Yet only students were the focus of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)'s inquiry and report on this subject. This doesn't mean university staff are immune to this phenomenon. Indeed, the Weinstein scandal has shifted ...

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Student seepage worrisome: government

“People are making complicated – and sometimes deeply personal – decisions to withdraw from study when life gets in the way. We shouldn’t pressure students to stay enrolled if they need to care for a dying parent, for instance, and ...

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