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You may have got a top ATAR score but a year on, does anyone care?

You may have got a top ATAR score but a year on, does anyone care?

Twelve months ago they were among the thousands of Victorian students waiting for their ATAR as if their lives depended on it – so where are they now?

  • by Joe Hinchliffe

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The post-HSC dilemma: How to choose the right university course
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The post-HSC dilemma: How to choose the right university course

Looking at what students with similar HSC courses have done at uni could stop high school leavers making the wrong choice, reduce attrition rates and raise scores.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
'Beggars belief': Dan Tehan accuses city vice-chancellors of neglecting regional research
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'Beggars belief': Dan Tehan accuses city vice-chancellors of neglecting regional research

The Education Minister slammed the major universities for failing to undertake research that would help bridge the "major discrepancy" between tertiary attainment in the capital cities and the bush.

  • by Michael Koziol
Former High Court chief Robert French to lead inquiry into free speech on campus
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Former High Court chief Robert French to lead inquiry into free speech on campus

The Education Minister said universities needed to uphold free speech "even where what is being said may be unpopular or challenging".

  • by Michael Koziol
Sydney University's pro-Ramsay academics hit back
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Sydney University's pro-Ramsay academics hit back

Sydney academics in support of a Ramsay deal make their voices heard.

  • by Jordan Baker & Michael Koziol
'We are under assault': Major universities go to war with Morrison government over research cuts
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'We are under assault': Major universities go to war with Morrison government over research cuts

The country's biggest universities have launched an extraordinary attack on the Coalition over cuts to academic research.

  • by Michael Koziol
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Sydney University launches $6.5 million Global Mathematics Institute
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Sydney University launches $6.5 million Global Mathematics Institute

Jacqui Ramagge says she'll know there has been a necessary cultural shift when we have a mathematical insult in Australia.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
University of Canberra staff 'wholly reject' offer from management
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University of Canberra staff 'wholly reject' offer from management

Staff at the university have "wholly rejected" an offer by management, as academics continue to speak out against "crushing" workloads.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Newcastle City Council, UTS join the stampede into solar energy
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Newcastle City Council, UTS join the stampede into solar energy

Two new solar farms add to the growing surge in the renewable energy source in NSW – and abroad.

  • by Peter Hannam
Government loosens university funding freeze with $134m boost to the regions
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Government loosens university funding freeze with $134m boost to the regions

Much of the new money will fund student places in the crucial election battleground of Queensland.

  • by Michael Koziol
Program gets more 'whip-smart' care leavers into higher ed
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Program gets more 'whip-smart' care leavers into higher ed

Less than 1 per cent of care leavers pursue university, but a new approach is working to get more young people into higher education.

  • by Miki Perkins