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Rethinking online delivery

How universities can resolve student retention woes following fee increases. Student acquisition and retention rates are arguably the biggest challenges for Australian universities. While several factors contribute to this, a key concern is the cost of studying in Australia. This ...

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VU cuts go deeper

  Hundreds more jobs are set to go; NTEU says some will be involuntary. By Dallas Bastian. Forced retrenchments will be part of the staff slashes at Victoria University, the National Tertiary and Education Union says. The university has announced ...

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Disadvantaged hit by VU CUTS

The Friends of Victoria University group says the latest TAFE cuts announced by Victoria University (VU) will "impact most heavily" on those already disadvantaged. More than 13 full-time positions related to youth support and education will be cut at VU ...

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Tourism leader joins VU

Victoria Tourism Industry Council CEO Dianne Smith will mentor students and assist their transition into the tourism and events industry in her new role as adjunct professor in Victoria University’s School of international business. Smith has more than 20 years’ ...

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Students avoid campus mental health help

Very few university students suffering depression are using on-campus counselling services, a study out of Victoria University has found. A survey of nearly 800 students by Professor Terence McCann found 21 per cent were psychologically distressed and 27 per cent ...

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VU joins Sydney in announcing job cuts

Victoria University is the latest institution to confirm job cuts, with administrative positions to be reduced over the next three months, while Macquarie and Sydney universities continue to negotiate with union members. Victoria vice-chancellor Peter Dawkins said in a statement that ...

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