Australian universities

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Labor to announce scholarship plan for high-achieving students to become teachers
Policy will aim to double number of high achievers studying education and include places for qualified professionals to retrain

Paul Karp

08, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Victoria’s population growth will soon return to pre-pandemic levels, experts say
Tuesday’s state budget forecasts numbers of skilled migrants and international students will reach previous levels by mid-2024

Benita Kolovos

04, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘It’s literally slower than watching Australia drift north’: the laboratory experiment that will outlive us all
For more than 90 years, a funnel of pitch in Brisbane has been slowly dripping into a beaker. Nine drops have fallen, now the long wait for the tenth is on

Andrew Stafford

29, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Refugee children want a future in Australia. So why are they excluded from universities? | Saba Vasefi
Lack of visas mean even those who finish high school and win scholarships can find themselves barred from further studies

Saba Vasefi

22, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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University of Melbourne staff push for paid gender transition leave and flexible approach to Australia Day
Law expert warns changing Australia Day status in employee agreements could lead to reduction in public holiday entitlement

Adeshola Ore

14, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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University students and staff face increasing threats, foreign interference inquiry finds
Report singles out Chinese-government funded Confucius Institutes and recruitment drives encouraging Australian researchers to work with overseas universities

Tory Shepherd

25, Mar, 2022 @7:56 AM

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‘Distressing and confronting’: online sexual harassment rises for Australian university students during Covid
National survey finds one in six students have been sexually harassed, with gender diverse students affected worst

Calla Wahlquist

23, Mar, 2022 @7:12 AM

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Federal bill to prevent ministers vetoing research grants rejected by Senate committee
Greens proposed legislation after acting education minister Stuart Robert blocked funding for six ARC grants

Donna Lu

22, Mar, 2022 @4:17 AM

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Queensland to have one of nation’s worst teacher shortages, modelling suggests
Modelling shows a 25% decline in the state’s high school teaching graduates over five years

Joe Hinchliffe and Tamsin Rose

15, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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International researchers shun Australia after government vetoing of grants, expert says
Prof Brian Schmidt tells Senate inquiry independence of Australian Research Council grant process is ‘core part’ of liberal democracy

Donna Lu

09, Mar, 2022 @8:53 AM

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Anger after News Corp and Google Australia set up journalism academy at university business school
Academics at University of Melbourne say they were not consulted and move is ‘reflection of antagonism News Corp has for university journalism’

Amanda Meade

08, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Political interference poses ‘existential threat’ to universities, ANU chief warns
Academic independence vital when it comes to allocating research grants, Brian Schmidt says

Paul Karp

07, Feb, 2022 @12:22 AM

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