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Restoring the Education Investment Fund to its former strength will help ensure our university students have the best learning and research facilities possible, writes Les Field. 

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University leaders have sound commercial reasons for not selling and leasing back campus buildings to raise funds for capital investment, and the idea this is a magic bullet ignores reality, writes Fred Hilmer.  

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UNSW and the University of Sydney have partnered to offer cross-institutional enrolments in Indonesian, Modern Greek and Italian.

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Author Tom Keneally has used his UNSW Gandhi Oration to challenge Australia’s policy on asylum seekers and to shine a light on a little-known period of history – the Bengal Famine. VIDEO

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Faculty of Built Environment academics have led a roll call of prominent UNSW staff and alumni recognised with Australia Day honours.

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Internationally acclaimed Australian author Thomas Keneally will deliver UNSW's 2014 Gandhi Oration on 30 January.

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South Africa's Acting High Commissioner to Australia and anti-apartheid activists will be among guests at a celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela at UNSW this Saturday.

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In our Summer issue, we talk to refugee law expert Jane McAdam, investigate our remarkable record in producing millionaire graduates, and listen-in on a conversation with Australia’s most generous philanthropist, Frank Lowy.

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In recent years we have failed to apply some of the basic tenets of the competition policy reforms of the 1990s. The cost is our dire productivity performance, writes Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer. 

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The poor PISA results for Australian students in science and maths need to be urgently addressed, writes Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Iain Martin. 

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