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The university is considered one of West Papua's top institutions and has a history of student activism and violent clashes with Indonesian authorities. Gustaf Kawer, who is part of the Association of Human Rights Lawyers for Papua, told Guardian Australia three women and 41 men had been detained and ...
APRIL 3, 2018 — Australia's Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, said today that the preferred tenderer to establish and manage Australia's new ... "We are pleased that the Australian government has entrusted our HII-KBR team with this important mission," HII Technical Solutions President Andy Green said.

Speaking at the launch event, the Australian High Commissioner to India, Ms Harinder Sidhu hoped the MoU will further strengthen the bond between India and Australia, stating: “India and Australia share a longstanding relationship and have been constantly working together in sports, a field that is a ...
“When UUKi ran a call for applications on behalf of BEIS earlier this year – the Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grants – 35 of the 85 applications received referenced an Australian university as a partner,” O'Connor said. “This puts Australia significantly ahead of the next most popular partner country for ...
A leading higher education commentator has defended Australia's maligned university admissions mechanism, saying that it helps universities to shield students from their own bad choices. Andrew Norton warned that renewed attacks on the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank, a unique league table that ...
It says that CQU is also Australia's “most inclusive university”, boasting the highest ratio of disadvantaged, mature, indigenous and first-in-family students. It also has easily the biggest footprint of any Australian university, with 24 campuses and study centres from Cairns in northern Queensland to the ...

Several leading Australian universities are bracing for a one-off hit to their enrolments just as they emerge from a two-year funding freeze. ... in Western Australia in 2015, caused by school reforms 12 years earlier, triggered a 25 per cent drop in applications to the state's higher education providers. There ...
Australia Day; it's snags on the barbie, mozzies, long necks, Akubra hats and that all Aussie sun blazing through our SPF 50+. ... Dr. Dominique Estival, a senior researcher at the MARCS Institute at Western Sydney University, was one of the leading researchers on the AusTalk project that took more than ...
Amid the hubbub surrounding the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, it's tennis that the country is fixated on, after 21-year-old unseeded Chung Hyeon reached the semifinals of the Australian Open. Having knocked out Novak Djokovic in the fourth round and Tennys Sandgren in the quarterfinals, ...
DRESSED in full academic regalia, Paul Hemming often reflects on the impact of higher education when he confers degrees at Federation University graduation ... The Ballarat-based GP went on to become AMA state president in 1991 for a term and also served as Royal Australian College of General ...
Professor Michelle Simmons from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has been awarded the title of Australian of the Year for 2018. The title was awarded to Simmons, the director of the UNSW-based Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication ...
This pollen shrapnel is much more dangerous to the lungs than whole pollen grains, says Guy Marks, a respiratory physician at The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, who studies thunderstorm asthma. "They're small enough to enter the lower respiratory tract and cause an inflammatory ...
The musical act, which performs popular songs using only their voices with no instrumental accompaniment, began in 2014 at Western Australia's Curtin University to help bridge the gap between staff and students. Rhythmos Choir, which has about 30 members, uploaded its songs to YouTube where ...
The continued survival of one of Australia's rarest rodents, the water mouse, could hinge on significantly increasing the size of development buffer zones around their habitats. University of Queensland threatened species researcher Nina Kaluza, has spent six years mapping populations of water mice from ...
Australia's education minister has expressed concern about the salaries paid to vice-chancellors at the country's universities, in the wake of the debate in the UK over executive pay. Asked about university leaders' pay on Sydney radio station 2GB, Simon Birmingham said it was a “very good question” as to ...
Australians should question how much university vice-chancellors earn, the education minister has declared, amid controversy in the UK over the “outrageous” salary of the University of Bath's vice chancellor that was only half that of Australia's highest-paid equivalent. Simon Birmingham said on Thursday ...
After a master's degree from Melbourne University he earned a doctorate at Oxford University, returning as an Adelaide University lecturer, became professor of history at the Australian National University, and took the same role in 1967 at the University of Papua New Guinea, where he served as ...

Sancta Sophia College said it would consider whether to issue a formal apology while St Andrew's College principal Wayne Erickson said the college would apologise to students where appropriate. St John's and Wesley colleges said they deeply regretted any hurt suffered by students but did not say ...
It is not difficult to identify some core underlying reasons why effectively-functioning Western liberal democracy is under populist strain, in Australia as in .... Gareth Evans, now Chancellor of the Australian National University, was a cabinet minister in all the Hawke-Keating governments from 1983 to 1996, ...
Global science superstar Brian Cox was in Australia last month and, asked about the threat of jobs being destroyed by the rise of automation, he was ... from the poorest quarter of Australian households and people with disabilities have been able to pursue the transformative opportunity of a university ...
“This will severely affect Peruvians' view on Australian higher education,” said David Grandez, who found himself in a bind in August after returning from two years of study at the University of Melbourne. The lawyer said his master of public administration course had cost him $65,000 in tuition costs alone, ...
Even though the SP Jain school has campuses in Dubai, Singapore and Mumbai as well as Sydney, and mainly enrols non-Australian students, all its degrees rely on Australia's Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency for their accreditation. Mr Jain, who is independently wealthy, says he founded ...
Sixty per cent of the Australian public oppose “backdoor cuts” to university funding, according to polling released by Universities Australia, as the ... Simon Birmingham, the education minister, is reported to be looking at options including “axing the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, ...
University students clash with policemen during a protest about university fee hikes in Chandigarh, India. Ajay Verma/ ... But there are opportunities for exciting collaboration between Australia and India in reforming higher education. In 2004 and ... On one side of the college gate was a statue of Gandhi.
Six out of 10 Australians think cuts to university funding would limit access to tertiary education and the same proportion would oppose attempts to reduce the ... axing the higher education participation and partnerships program (Heppp), which helps students from low-income families access university.
The education minister, Simon Birmingham, is “considering all options” to trim higher education spending amid reports high-end research funding and programs ... But the opposition from tertiary lobby groups including Universities Australia and the Group of Eight has prompted the minister to ramp up his ...
It is time for Australia to face the truth about hundreds of Aboriginal prisoners ... elder and professor of Aboriginal studies at University of Western Australia. ... In 1987, writing for The West Australian newspaper, I revealed the ...
Universities Australia is pushing a big tech and disruption theme at next year's annual higher education conference. It features the ANU's ...
... memorandum of understanding with the local campus of Australia's James Cook University (JCU) on further expanding aquaculture research ...
Graduates from the Australian National University are favoured by the ... Times Higher Education placed the ANU 21st in the world in the Global ...
... new international students in higher education entering the United States fell ... Former High Court judge and Macquarie University chancellor ... “The joys and tears of Australian engagement in universal human rights in the United Nations”. He will talk about Australia's engagement with UN human rights ...
The result of the survey, conducted by the Australian Bureau of ... had it been a close result," University of Western Australia professor of Politics ...
'The increase in women's workforce participation in Australia since the ... in a book edited by the Australian National University professor Miranda ... never pay off their higher education debts because they never reach the ...
MELBOURNE, Australia — It was a routine quiz in a university .... ore and coal), and many Australian universities now rely on full-fee-paying ...
Australia's aimless HE policy has reached 'peak ennui' ... A sense of aimlessness permeates the Australian higher education ... for a comprehensive review of the post-secondary education landscape. ... former vice-chancellor and president of the University of Canberra. ... University College Birmingham ...
But the death of a university lecturer in Adelaide 45 years ago led to an even ... College, Cambridge, before completing a PhD at the University of Bristol. ... Robert Hill, later an Australian government minister, said the bill was ...
UWA Software Engineering Graduate Wins Australian Computer Society 1962 Prize ... Technology (ICT) graduate from a Western Australian University for that ... first computer installation in Western Australia by Professor Dennis Moore. ... the Fogarty Foundation and St Catherine's College for their support ...
The Australian Skills Quality Authority cancelled the registration of 125 colleges last financial year — some 18 more than the previous year, and ...
College Italian teacher Maria Varsamis said while the visitors had focused on improving their English language skills, they enjoying tucking into ...
The University of Western Australia has climbed seven places in the 2018 Best Global Universities rankings to be placed 88th in the world and ...
Duncan Maskell, currently the number two at the University of ... Glyn Davis at Australia's leading higher education institution in October 2018.
The University of Melbourne is Australia's top ranker (at No 26) in the main ... Monash (68), the Australian National University (69) and the University of NSW (also 69). ... Imperial College London and University College London. ... not as well known as its ARWU, Times Higher Education or QS counterparts, ...
Generally, satisfaction levels among Australian university students are high at around ... It ranks 2,150 institutions worldwide, 35 in Australia.
Australia's Higher Education System Is Really, Really Broken, ... to anyone with recent experience studying or teaching at an Australian uni. ... at universe or at a training college like TAFE, the situation is not great, and it ...
The vice-chancellor of the Australian National University urged Australians to avoid the “flat-out wrong idea” that Chinese students are “all spies ...
“The clear message to all decision-makers should be that inflicting major cuts on Australia's higher education system is the wrong call,” she ...
Poker machines are big business in Australia, with players losing $11bn on them ... Prof David Caldicott from the Australian National University.
Partnered with the Australian National University, the Islamic council has its own proposal to establish a $3.5m Muslim Crisis Support Service ...
We asked infectious diseases experts Professor Peter Collignon from the Australian National University's Medical School, and Professor Allen ...
Tasmanian tigers on Australian mainland 'killed off by drought' ... tigers from the Australian mainland, a new study by the University of Adelaide has found. ... She said thylacine lived in western regions of Australia right up to ...


 

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