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Clover is friend as well as foe

Clover is friend as well as foe
September 14, 2020

Most people view clover as an annoying weed in their garden, but clover is a natural fertiliser and vital for feeding livestock. The natural bacteria that grows in its root system takes nitrogen from...

Universities taking a stand

Changing rape culture CC BY 2.0
May 24, 2018

Universities across Australia have started to make changes around their campuses to protect students against sexual harassment and assault. These changes are being made as part of the national Respect....

Good job prospects for WA grads

Good job prospects for WA grads
September 3, 2017

Recent data from the Good Universities Guide reveals that students graduating from universities in WA are earning much more than those attending other universities around Australia. Good Education Group...

“Captain chaos”: AMA hits back at Federal Government over Midland medical school

The Australian Medical Association has come out strongly against the Midland Medical School. Author: Amaclinic. Used under the creative commons license.
May 21, 2015

The Australian Medical Association and the Australian Medical Students Association have both slammed Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Federal Government’s decision to provide $20 million for a new...

Australian universities fall short for LGBTI students

Australian universities fall short for LGBTI students
May 12, 2015

An assessment from the Human Rights Commission has found that universities in Australia are not doing enough to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex students. Daniel Oreskovich reports. [soundcloud...

UWA rejects government funding sparking a political debate

UWA rejects government funding sparking a political debate
May 12, 2015

The University of Western Australia has announced it will be handing back the Federal Governments allocated $4 million grant that was funded to establish an Australian Consensus Centre on its campus. There...

Government to crackdown on overseas HECS debts

Government to crackdown on overseas HECS debts
May 8, 2015

Australian graduates working overseas for longer than six months will be forced to repay their student loans according to new laws set out under the 2015 Budget. The measures were announced by Education...

6 websites that will stimulate your brain

April 19, 2015

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Pyne splits university bill, questions remain over cuts

Pyne splits university bill, questions remain over cuts
March 17, 2015

Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, has split his controversial higher education bills into several parts after having been accused of attempting to blackmail the Senate. In a press conference Monday,...

Hate handwritten exams? Relief may be at hand

Hand-written exams could soon be a thing of the past and could be replaced by online examinations.
October 28, 2014

No-one likes exams but for those losing the ability to hold a pen, they are a particular pain. In an age where schooling depends almost entirely on electronic devices, hand-written exams are an oddity. Laptops...

University students urged to speak out against Islamophobia

University students urged to speak out against Islamophobia
October 22, 2014

Since last month’s terror raids in Sydney and Queensland, attacks on Muslims have been growing, with incidents on university campuses more widespread than reported. A number of Muslim students have...

Plan could see you pay HECS earlier

A regional universities' group has warned requiring students to pay HECS earlier could penalise many.
May 12, 2014

Students will now face certain financial difficulty under education cuts to be released in tomorrow’s Federal Budget, according to the Regional Universities Network. Tertiary students will need to...

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