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New books to snuggle up with for winter.


Leaders from the Gonski Institute for Education at UNSW Sydney will hold a forum tonight to explore dramatic changes posed for schools by the recent Gonski report.


Randstad's Employer Brand Research Report ranks UNSW as the 7th most attractive place to work in Australia.


UNSW Sydney's expert commentators give their opinions of the key points of the 2018 federal budget.

Richard Holden

Professor Richard Holden, UNSW Business School, explains why the budget was boring - but good.


Kathrin Bain, UNSW Business School, comments on the lack of real reform in the 2018 federal budget


Dr Sophie Lewis,  of the School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences at UNSW Canberra, comments on federal budget funding to protect the Great Barrier Reef


Dr Chris Martin, of the City Futures Research Centre at UNSW Sydney, comments on the federal budget's disappointing lack of measures for housing affordability.


Professor Christopher Pettit, of UNSW Sydney City Futures Research Centre, comments on the wins and losses for infrastructure in cities.