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Universities are uniquely placed to ensure that those who manage security of networks and data work closely with those who research and study the same problem.

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New research suggests universities and schools need to implement mentoring programs and provide increased language assistance to help refugees get equal educational opportunities.

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New data published by UNSW on offers will help students find degrees that match their expectations, writes Merlin Crossley.

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If we really want to secure prosperity into the future we need take a long, hard look at why Australia has long been floundering at the bottom of the OECD league table for university–industry interaction, write Ian Jacobs and Kevin Cullen.

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Graduate salary is only one factor to consider – and not necessarily the most important – when it comes to choosing a university, write Andrew Norton and David Carroll.

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Disruption is coming to universities much faster than academics think, writes David Gallagher.

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Get involved and use your time wisely advises third-year Industrial Design student Edric Verbeek-Martin, who has some pointers for students making the transition from high school to university. 

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Arrangements that reflect the Commonwealth’s effective control of the tertiary sector make a lot of sense, but there is the risk of a one size fits all standardisation if the Commonwealth runs the show, writes Andrew Lynch. 

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MOOCs do not devalue the live magic of in-class dialogue, debate and problem-solving. Rather, they will be even more valuable, as we strive to make our interactions better, argues Geoffrey Garrett. 

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The MOOCs revolution is not expected to make the campus experience any less desirable. Rather, it forces universities to focus on their core competence, write Sean Gallagher and Geoffrey Garrett.

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