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Canberra Times
Time to start up the university start-ups"You can't measure the success of entrepreneurship degrees by the number of sta
Time to start up the university start-ups
Canberra Times / Posted 2 hours ago
"You can't measure the success of entrepreneurship degrees by the number of start-ups produced." Biotech companies like University of Melbourne success story Fibrotech Therapeutics lead the way. Photo: Supplied He argued that universities, by... Read more
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PhysOrg
Access to vocational education reduces crime—new researchCredit: University of Melbourne The crime rate, especially drug crime, decrease
Access to vocational education reduces crime—new research
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
Credit: University of Melbourne The crime rate, especially drug crime, decreases significantly when more 16-44 year olds have access to affordable Vocational Education and Training, (VET) according to a new University of Melbourne report. Drug crime... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The #BlackLivesMatter mothers and what they do for Hillary Clintonis "treading a delicate line" politically, according to Timothy J Lynch, associ
The #BlackLivesMatter mothers and what they do for Hillary Clinton
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
is "treading a delicate line" politically, according to Timothy J Lynch, associate professor of American politics at the University of Melbourne. "If she sides unambiguously with the Black Lives Matter thesis, their version of events, she is... Read more
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The Age
Melbourne Zoo's baby elephant Willow still critical, with blood-borne infectionsuggested the infection had become localised in the calf's chest. The images ha
Melbourne Zoo's baby elephant Willow still critical, with blood-borne infection
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
suggested the infection had become localised in the calf's chest. The images have been sent to radiologists at the University of Melbourne Veterinary School for a second opinion, Dr Lynch said. In the meantime, the mixture of antibiotics... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Abuse ‘didn’t pique my interest’care of”. Political analyst Associate Professor Sarah Maddison described the r
Abuse ‘didn’t pique my interest’
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 hours ago
care of”. Political analyst Associate Professor Sarah Maddison described the response as “simply extraordinary”. The University of Melbourne academic said Senator Scullion’s confession the issue had “not piqued his interest” even after being... Read more
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The Age
Crime rate drop linked to vocational educationof vocational education and training. While most debate has focused on private
Crime rate drop linked to vocational education
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
of vocational education and training. While most debate has focused on private training college rorts and cost blow outs, University of Melbourne economists say the benefits of the controversial education reforms have been overlooked. A massive... Read more
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News.com.au
Nigel Scullion says abuse footage ‘didn’t pique my interest’care of”. Political analyst Associate Professor Sarah Maddison described the r
Nigel Scullion says abuse footage ‘didn’t pique my interest’
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
care of”. Political analyst Associate Professor Sarah Maddison described the response as “simply extraordinary”. The University of Melbourne academic said Senator Scullion’s confession the issue had “not piqued his interest” even after being... Read more
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The Border Mail
Crime rate drop linked to vocational educationof vocational education and training. While most debate has focused on private
Crime rate drop linked to vocational education
The Border Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
of vocational education and training. While most debate has focused on private training college rorts and cost blow outs, University of Melbourne economists say the benefits of the controversial education reforms have been overlooked. "What has... Read more
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The Courier
Crime rate drop linked to vocational educationof vocational education and training. While most debate has focused on private
Crime rate drop linked to vocational education
The Courier / Posted 18 hours ago
of vocational education and training. While most debate has focused on private training college rorts and cost blow outs, University of Melbourne economists say the benefits of the controversial education reforms have been overlooked. "What has... Read more
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Weekly Times
International Housethe world. is a residential college for Australian and overseas students who
International House
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
the world. is a residential college for Australian and overseas students who are studying at the University of Melbourne and nearby tertiary institutions. The college caters for students who want to experience other... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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The Courier
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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The Young Witness
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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Western Advocate
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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Manning River Times
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - w
Turnbull's plans for university reform in trouble as vice chancellors unite against 'flagship courses'
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
as the technical and regional networks of universities. The Group of Eight - which includes the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne - were the strongest backers of the Abbott government's plan to fully deregulate fees. In its... Read more
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The Border Mail
Lifestyle inspiration to stayfree to choose the career they want to choose.” Eighteen-year-old Tracey Le, o
Lifestyle inspiration to stay
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
free to choose the career they want to choose.” Eighteen-year-old Tracey Le, on the program for the fourth time, said she was now studying at the University of Melbourne. “I kept seeing new things happening and kept wanting to come back,” she s... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
UOW's booming offshore campuses could be future for Australian universitiesto train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily l
UOW's booming offshore campuses could be future for Australian universities
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily lucrative – if challenging – market. The University of Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and UNSW are among those already developing joint degrees and research partnerships... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia's skilled migrants: job outcomes improve but many skills still wastedimproved job outcomes for migrants, said Lesleyanne Hawthorne, an international
Australia's skilled migrants: job outcomes improve but many skills still wasted
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
improved job outcomes for migrants, said Lesleyanne Hawthorne, an internationally-recognised migration expert from the University of Melbourne. Skilled migrants now make up more than two-thirds of migrants to Australia, up from less than half... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australia's skilled migrants: job outcomes improve but many skills still wastedimproved job outcomes for migrants, said Lesleyanne Hawthorne, an international
Australia's skilled migrants: job outcomes improve but many skills still wasted
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
improved job outcomes for migrants, said Lesleyanne Hawthorne, an internationally-recognised migration expert from the University of Melbourne. Skilled migrants now make up more than two-thirds of migrants to Australia, up from less than half... Read more
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The Age
Australia's skilled migrants: job outcomes improve but many skills still wastedimproved job outcomes for migrants, said Lesleyanne Hawthorne, an international
Australia's skilled migrants: job outcomes improve but many skills still wasted
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
improved job outcomes for migrants, said Lesleyanne Hawthorne, an internationally-recognised migration expert from the University of Melbourne. Skilled migrants now make up more than two-thirds of migrants to Australia, up from less than half... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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The Young Witness
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Chances of finding work for Australia's skilled migrants improvingimproved job outcomes for migrants, said Lesleyanne Hawthorne, an international
Chances of finding work for Australia's skilled migrants improving
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
improved job outcomes for migrants, said Lesleyanne Hawthorne, an internationally-recognised migration expert from the University of Melbourne. Skilled migrants now make up more than two-thirds of migrants to Australia, up from less than half... Read more
3 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily l
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily lucrative – if challenging – market. The University of Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and UNSW are among those already developing joint degrees and research partnerships... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily l
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily lucrative – if challenging – market. The University of Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and UNSW are among those already developing joint degrees and research partnerships... Read more
8 related stories
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The Young Witness
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily l
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily lucrative – if challenging – market. The University of Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and UNSW are among those already developing joint degrees and research partnerships... Read more
8 related stories
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Western Advocate
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily l
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily lucrative – if challenging – market. The University of Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and UNSW are among those already developing joint degrees and research partnerships... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily l
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily lucrative – if challenging – market. The University of Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and UNSW are among those already developing joint degrees and research partnerships... Read more
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The Border Mail
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily l
Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's universities?
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily lucrative – if challenging – market. The University of Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and UNSW are among those already developing joint degrees and research partnerships... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to move to UNSWto the economy but not Sydney. Little wonder perhaps that the University of Syd
Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to move to UNSW
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
to the economy but not Sydney. Little wonder perhaps that the University of Sydney is 101 on the world ratings, while the University of Melbourne is 44th." The push back came as a surprise to the University of Sydney who struck a heads of... Read more
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The Young Witness
Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to move to UNSWto the economy but not Sydney. Little wonder perhaps that the University of Syd
Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to move to UNSW
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
to the economy but not Sydney. Little wonder perhaps that the University of Sydney is 101 on the world ratings, while the University of Melbourne is 44th." The push back came as a surprise to the University of Sydney who struck a heads of... Read more
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WA Today
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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The Age
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisisjob", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in ho
Australian Red Cross man warns Ukraine teeters on brink of health crisis
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
job", he laughs, despite its ethical drawbacks), he ended up specialising in hospital medical equipment, working at the University of Melbourne on the original bionic ear, the cochlear implant – "highly exciting work" – and then employed for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney's tertiary art institutions merged: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington move to UNSWto the economy but not Sydney. Little wonder perhaps that the University of Syd
Sydney's tertiary art institutions merged: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington move to UNSW
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
to the economy but not Sydney. Little wonder perhaps that the University of Sydney is 101 on the world ratings, while the University of Melbourne is 44th." A recent protest outside against the defunding of Sydney College of the Arts. Photo: James... Read more
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The Age
Fourth time lucky: Richard Lewer wins the final $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prizetwo pairs of artists to win the prize. The works of the shortlisted artists can
Fourth time lucky: Richard Lewer wins the final $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
two pairs of artists to win the prize. The works of the shortlisted artists can be seen at the Ian Potter Centre at the University of Melbourne, which has hosted the prize and exhibition since its inception. Sellers was wistful but resolute... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
No buts about it: You shouldn't use word 'however' you wantof the word "however". The study was recently published in Cambridge Universit
No buts about it: You shouldn't use word 'however' you want
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
of the word "however". The study was recently published in Cambridge University's journal English Today. Its author, University of Melbourne researcher Dr Andrew Hamilton, is an ecologist but also has an interest in linguistics. He found... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Could building campuses offshore be the future?to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily l
Could building campuses offshore be the future?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
to train around 400 million people by 2022, it's viewed as an extraordinarily lucrative – if challenging – market. The University of Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and UNSW are among those already developing joint degrees and research partnerships... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Bizarre' Australian visa refusal over WMD fears 'not friendly' says Indiato the south Asian giant. Ananth SM, a 29-year-old aerospace engineer from sou
'Bizarre' Australian visa refusal over WMD fears 'not friendly' says India
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
to the south Asian giant. Ananth SM, a 29-year-old aerospace engineer from southern India, won a scholarship to the University of Melbourne almost a year ago to study a PhD in fluid mechanics. But after months of delay, Mr Ananth was... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Bizarre' Australian visa refusal over WMD fears 'not friendly' says Indiato the south Asian giant. Ananth SM, a 29-year-old aerospace engineer from sou
'Bizarre' Australian visa refusal over WMD fears 'not friendly' says India
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
to the south Asian giant. Ananth SM, a 29-year-old aerospace engineer from southern India, won a scholarship to the University of Melbourne almost a year ago to study a PhD in fluid mechanics. But after months of delay, Mr Ananth was... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Bizarre' Australian visa refusal over WMD fears 'not friendly' says Indiato the south Asian giant. Ananth SM, a 29-year-old aerospace engineer from sou
'Bizarre' Australian visa refusal over WMD fears 'not friendly' says India
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
to the south Asian giant. Ananth SM, a 29-year-old aerospace engineer from southern India, won a scholarship to the University of Melbourne almost a year ago to study a PhD in fluid mechanics. But after months of delay, Mr Ananth was... Read more
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