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Mixed results for WA unis in student survey that could affect funding

Mixed results for WA unis in student survey that could affect funding

In measuring the "overall quality of educational experience", the University of Western Australia was rated at 78.3 per cent by undergraduates.

  • by David Allan-Petale

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Melbourne's major universities languish at bottom of the pile for student satisfaction: survey
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Melbourne's major universities languish at bottom of the pile for student satisfaction: survey

The survey results will be a factor in determining university funding after 2020.

  • by Michael Koziol
Sydney's major universities languish at bottom of the pile for student satisfaction: survey
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Sydney's major universities languish at bottom of the pile for student satisfaction: survey

The results will be a factor in determining university funding growth after 2020.

  • by Michael Koziol
To avoid uni drop outs, vocational ed needs a boost
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To avoid uni drop outs, vocational ed needs a boost

Under demand-driven funding, some students who might otherwise have taken a vocational education course went to university instead.

  • by Andrew Norton
Unis welcome $9 billion cash splash from Labor
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Unis welcome $9 billion cash splash from Labor

Labor's $9 billion pledge to restore funding and scrap cap on enrolments has been welcomed by universities.

  • by Jordan Baker
Curtin's 'crafternoons': Pet rocks and play time for Perth's best minds
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Curtin's 'crafternoons': Pet rocks and play time for Perth's best minds

Friendship bracelets, pet rocks and glitter paint. It's all part of this university's offerings for students.

  • by Nathan Hondros
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'You don't learn that at university': 40 per cent of degrees will soon be obsolete, report finds
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'You don't learn that at university': 40 per cent of degrees will soon be obsolete, report finds

About 40 per cent of existing university degrees will soon be obsolete and traditional undergraduate or post-graduate degrees could disappear within a decade.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
Studying part-time is the major cause of dropping out of university: research
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Studying part-time is the major cause of dropping out of university: research

Taking a lighter study load is a good predictor that a student will not complete their course, Grattan Institute finds.

  • by Michael Koziol
University of Canberra partners with Legal Aid for twice-weekly clinic
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University of Canberra partners with Legal Aid for twice-weekly clinic

The initiative is aimed at ensuring people in need will access support.

  • by Emily Baker
Canberra university students interviewed for sexual assault review
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Canberra university students interviewed for sexual assault review

Both staff and students at the University of Canberra have been interviewed about campus culture in the wake of a damning Human Rights Commission survey.

  • by Andrew Brown
Vocational education enrolments 'in free-fall'
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Vocational education enrolments 'in free-fall'

Increases in university attendance will no longer make up for the decline in TAFE enrolments, modelling predicts.

  • by Michael Koziol