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A vision for radical university change

The world over, the higher education sector is booming. The number of global students attending higher education has doubled since 2000 alone, and a recent study predicts that by 2040, nearly 600 million students will be enrolled. Such statistics glimmer ...

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Retirement age raise could hurt health, economists warn

While some might assume that their health will deteriorate after they retire, they might instead face unexpected improvements across the board. And delaying retirement would mean postponing beneficial effects, researchers have warned. Australian and French economists cautioned against postponing pension ...

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On the move – April

WSU renews Glover’s term Western Sydney University board members have unanimously voted to renew Professor Barney Glover’s term as vice-chancellor and president. Glover joined the university in 2014, and will now remain in the roles until December 2023. WSU chancellor ...

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On the move – March

NAVITAS names new cfo Education provider Navitas has announced the appointment of Philip Mirams to the position of chief financial officer. With a background in finance, Mirams held the role of CFO of Automotive Holdings Group for five years, and ...

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The choices we make matter

Why governments and universities should reconsider their dependence on international students as a major means of funding. I recently mentioned to a group of newly arrived students that Australia once offered free education to international university students. They looked at me ...

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