UNSW

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Last April, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, before the leaders of both China and Australia, UNSW Sydney signed contracts to host the first-ever Torch science and technology precinct outside China.

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Society’s views on teaching have ebbed and flowed – but now the tide is turning, writes Merlin Crossley.

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UNSW is ranked in the Top 20 most international universities.

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Four UNSW students will have the chance to foster their entrepreneurial mindset as part of a New Colombo Plan exchange program to Jakarta.

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As retirement looms for elite sportspeople, there is a need to prepare for the transition to post-sport life. But there are important things to consider long before this, writes Andrew Martin.

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Like cricket, academia needs specialists. Technology will allow innovative teachers to demonstrate they belong in the top order, writes Merlin Crossley.

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Such an arbitrary move would hobble Australian industry at a time when companies are crying out for engineers to help take innovations to market, writes Mark Hoffman.

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UNSW students and alumni share their tips on making the most of the university experience.  

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The IMF has been raising concern about inequality since 2010, but this has not translated into concrete action within the fund's own policies and programs, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.

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Calls to abandon imperfect student surveys and replace them with 'proper' measures of teaching effectiveness overlook the fact that no single, perfect alternative currently exists, writes Merlin Crossley.

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