Australian universities

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Australian universities brace for ‘ugly’ 2022 after budget cuts
Funding reduced by nearly 10% over three years, while Tafe spending slashed by 24%

Naaman Zhou

12, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Australian universities push for Hecs-style loan system for non-degree short courses
Pre-budget submission suggests loans for micro-credentials to encourage up-skilling and help sector recover revenue lost in pandemic

Naaman Zhou

06, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Pandemic halves new international student university enrolments in Australia
Total number also plunges, with 43,000 fewer international students enrolled compared with last year

Naaman Zhou

05, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Only 7% of international students willing to complete Australian courses online, survey shows
Survey of 6,000 prospective foreign candidates finds those set on studying in Australia becoming impatient for border restrictions to lift

Naaman Zhou

29, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Record international student enrolments at UQ for 2021 as universities offer online study discounts
Many Australian universities are offering fee rebates of up to 20% to keep foreign students enrolled offshore while borders remain closed

Naaman Zhou

20, Apr, 2021 @7:13 AM

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Cutting Asian language courses at Australian universities hurting students’ job prospects, experts say
Axing of four subjects in 2021 a ‘crisis’ that will disadvantage businesses in the future, says president of Asian Studies Association of Australia

Naaman Zhou

15, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Monash University signs deal with Indonesian government as universities diversify from China
Indonesian campus aims to grow within decade to 2,000 masters students, 1,000 ‘executive education students’ and 100 PhD students annually

Naaman Zhou

08, Apr, 2021 @2:11 AM

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NSW considers separate Covid quarantine program for international students
Treasury calls for expressions of interest for a new program to sit outside the existing 3,000-a-week cap for arrivals from overseas

Michael McGowan

02, Apr, 2021 @12:59 AM

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Grace Tame expresses incredulity at PM's choice of Amanda Stoker as assistant minister for women
Scott Morrison either ignorant of issues or making calculated moves, Australian of the Year says

Katharine Murphy Political editor

30, Mar, 2021 @11:23 PM

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Australia's education system must move away from its colonial world view | Nathan Towney for IndigenousX
Our values system is based on assimilation and economic growth, instead of cultural identity and social justice

Nathan Towney for IndigenousX

23, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Student satisfaction at Australia’s universities drops to all-time low in 2020
New survey shows online learning during the pandemic likely contributed to lower scores, with ‘learner engagement’ specifically suffering

Naaman Zhou

19, Mar, 2021 @2:11 AM

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Chinese students in Australia fear reprisals at home if they speak out, inquiry hears
Human Rights Watch says its research has found there is ‘a very deep fear of being watched, of being reported on’

Daniel Hurst

11, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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