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International education strategy launched

4 May 2016

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With international education worth $19.6 billion to the Australian economy in 2015, the government has provided $12 million in the Budget to fund the National Strategy for International Education 2025 released on 30 April. 406 more words

Vocational Education & Training

Stemming the tide

Recently the Conversation Hour featured some of the world’s greatest scientific minds sharing their personal stories.  It is worth a listen especially Professor Ian Frazer’s reflections of how studying German at high school changed his career path from wanting to become an astrophysicist to studying medicine. 334 more words

Contemporary Schooling

Pyne agenda lives on

20% cut to funding likely

The Australian   |   5 April 2016

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The government remains committed to a higher education funding reform with university students increasingly likely to pay more for their degrees, Education Minister Simon Birmingham has confirmed. 219 more words

Higher Education Policy

Australian university research quality soars

Universities Australia    |    4 December 2015

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The inaugural State of Australian University Research 2015–16: Volume 1 ERA National Report comprehensively details the quality of Australian university research benchmarked against world standards.  245 more words

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9 surprising Australian innovations that changed the world

5 December 2015

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This post on Science Alert by Fiona McDonald, celebrating Australian innovation, was sponsored by Universities Australia as part of its Keep it Clever… 738 more words

Higher Education Policy

Universities Australia News

A spirit of optimism has buoyed the sector in recent months. We anticipate a further boost to confidence with the Turnbull Government’s release of its Innovation and Science Agenda. 1,172 more words

Higher Education Policy

The importance of universities to Australia’s prosperity

28 November 2015

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 Universities Australia commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to analyse the contribution that universities make to Australia’s economic and social prosperity. This work was undertaken to inform the development of Universities Australia’s… 2,219 more words

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