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Former Vice-Chancellor Sir Rupert Myers will lead celebrations today marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of an agreement to provide officer cadets with degree studies for the first time.

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Global Security PLuS, a new think tank that mines the expertise of three of the world’s leading universities to identify and respond to threats in global security, will be launched at UNSW on 19 July.

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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has officially launched the NUW Alliance between the universities of New South Wales, Newcastle and Wollongong, a partnership dedicated to finding smart solutions to the State's biggest challenges.

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While much of the world’s attention was focused last week on the G20 meeting in Hamburg, a historic decision took place at the United Nations in New York.

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China’s audacious $1.8 trillion global infrastructure and construction project, touted as the new Silk Road, is a clear sign of the country’s ambition to be seen as a champion of globalisation and free trade, writes Martin Loosemore.

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We are living through a "troubling era of the dispossessed" and academics and students must join forces to find solutions to the refugee crisis, a PLuS Alliance alumni event has been told.

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Experts US climatologist Michael E. Mann, psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky and activist Anna Rose share their ideas on how to break the climate stalemate in a UNSW Grand Challenges event to be chaired by ABC TV’s Emma Alberici on 16 August.

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An expert panel including Paris Aristotle, Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Gillian Triggs and Huy Truong will discuss ways to break Australia’s deadlock over refugee policy at a UNSW Grand Challenges event at Sydney Opera House on 15 August.

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For UNSW alumna and NITV Political Correspondent Nakari Thorpe, NAIDOC Week is an important opportunity to learn more about the role Indigenous Australians play in the community.

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Indigenous languages, like the Aboriginal flag, unite communities and are reminders of resistance, resilience and advocacy for Indigenous people, a gathering to celebrate NAIDOC Week has been told.

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