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Professor Barney Glover to become new Chair of Universities Australia 20 Feb 2015
The Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Western Sydney Professor Barney Glover, will become the next Chair of Universities Australia, the current Chair, Professor Sandra Harding, announced today.
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Ambitious teacher education agenda will benefit students 13 Feb 2015
The Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TMAG) report and the Government’s response both outline a practical and ambitious teacher education strategy broadly supported by Universities Australia.
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New TEQSA Commissioners well placed for its reform agenda 30 Jan 2015
Universities Australia congratulates Professor Nicholas Saunders AO for his appointment as ongoing part-time Chief Commissioner at the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), and the appointment of Ms Linley Martin as an additional part-time Commissioner.
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Senators urged to amend and pass uni reforms early in 2015 28 Jan 2015
With the Government indicating that the higher education legislation will be a top priority when Parliament resumes next month, the university sector urges the Senate to seize this fresh opportunity to amend and pass a new fairer package.
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Reducing uni cut will take upward pressure off student fees 21 Jan 2015
Universities Australia strongly supports comments today by the Education Minister Christopher Pyne that a reduction in the 20 per cent cut to university funding is part of the negotiations with crossbench Senators to pass a fairer and more affordable higher education package.
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