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UNSW is the first Australian university to partner with Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission to provide PhD scholarships to talented young researchers. 

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UNSW is sponsoring an innovative social media campaign offering international students the opportunity to study in Australia.

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While it may seem counterintuitive to argue that collaboration is the key to success in the highly competitive global higher education market, the evidence of its benefits is piling up, writes Jennie Lang. 

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There needs to be engagement in a meaningful way before Asia's popularity as an exchange destination increases for Australian students, writes Natalie Karam. 

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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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Massive open online courses will improve university teaching by revealing how well students engage and by allowing lecturers to assess different approaches, writes Merlin Crossley.

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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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Bowing to the high demand for university places threatens our high education standards, writes Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer.

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A global MOOC league table would be the ultimate in crowd sourced intelligence on teaching in higher education, write Sean Gallagher and Geoffrey Garrett.

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It's important to remember the ATAR cut-off for each degree does not necessarily reflect the difficulty - or quality - of a study program, writes Merlin Crossley.

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