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University of Canberra rises to 18th in world young university rankings as it faces budget challenges

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated June 24 2020 - 9:08pm, first published 10:30am
University of Canberra vice-chancellor Professor Paddy Nixon. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The University of Canberra's vice-chancellor says world-class research should be the main driving force in universities rather than filling employment market gaps, as the institution swiftly rises up the international rankings.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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