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Australia - Japan Booklet.pdf (pdf 7.4MB) 19 Oct 2018
Australia - Japan Booklet.pdf
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Japan-Australia uni research helps feed the world, care for the elderly 19 Oct 2018
Australian and Japanese researchers are working together to develop aged-care robots to meet a looming explosion in demand, and to stop the world's fish stocks being decimated by climate change.
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2018 Australian University Teaching Awards to open on 5 November 18 Oct 2018
Awards to recognise outstanding teaching in Australia’s universities in 2018 will be conferred at the UA Conference next year. Nominations open on 5 November.
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Long-serving Vice-Chancellor to lead higher ed provider review 17 Oct 2018
Universities Australia today welcomed the appointment of Emeritus Professor Peter Coaldrake AO to lead a review into Australia’s higher education provider category standards.
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Strong international student satisfaction with Australian university education 10 Oct 2018
Nearly 90 per cent of international students are satisfied with their study experience at an Australian university, according to new Government data revealed today.
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Global rankings agency warns: funding cuts hurting Australian unis 27 Sep 2018
Global university rankings agency Times Higher Education (THE) has sounded loud alarm bells, warning funding cuts of $2.1 billion to Australia’s universities are “cause for concern.”
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OPINION: Unbreakable bonds of education and research 26 Sep 2018
I want to talk to you about education and research and how they bring China and Australia closer together. This is illustrated by a very productive friendship between a young man from Hangzhou, Jian Zhou, and Ian Frazer — an Australian professor who is originally from Glasgow.
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$300 million university infrastructure pledge welcome 25 Sep 2018
Universities have welcomed a $300 million pledge from Labor for much-needed teaching and research infrastructure at universities.
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Sensible amendments to electoral disclosures welcomed by unis  21 Sep 2018
Universities and researchers would not be classified as ‘political campaigners’ when they engage in public policy debates, under sensible changes to proposed laws on electoral disclosure.
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More detail needed on student loans scheme tax 21 Sep 2018
Universities will seek more detail on legislation introduced in Parliament this week to tax higher education providers whose students access HELP loans.
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