Information you need to know about university offers in Australia, and at Australian Catholic University (ACU) in particular.


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It’s time – offers are starting to roll out. Whether you’ve received an offer or you’re still waiting, here’s what you need to know.

How are offers determined?

It’s universities rather than the Tertiary Admission Centres, who decide who will be made an offer. This decision is based on whether or not you satisfy entry requirements, and the demand for the course. You can receive a maximum of one offer in each offer round. …

Early childhood educators from across Australia have been learning new ways to introduce pre-schoolers to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts with the University of Canberra’s STEM Education Research Centre (SERC).


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Early childhood educators from across Australia have been learning new ways to introduce pre-schoolers to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts with the University of Canberra’s STEM Education Research Centre (SERC).

Educators from early learning centres have engaged with digital technology in ways that integrate educational apps into play-based contexts to further young children’s grasp of foundational concepts in STEM.

The training is part of the Federal Government’s Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) pilot program, …

A team of engineering students from the University of Dundee scooped up first place in a prestigious competition held at Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (SIBET) in China.


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A team of engineering students from the University of Dundee scooped up first place in a prestigious competition held at Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (SIBET) in China this week.

More than 100 teams from around the world took part in this year’s biomedical instrumentation innovation competition, which sees teams design new medical devices.

This year saw the competition being opened up to international teams for the first time, …

An update of the international scholarship opportunities that La Trobe are offering in 2018. Please note that students will be automatically assessed for all scholarships on offer by their admissions staff after an application has been submitted.


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SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE 2018

We would like to take a moment to wish you a wonderful new year filled with abundance, joy and treasured moments.Below is an update of the international scholarship opportunities that La Trobe University will offering in 2018. Please note that students will be automatically assessed for all scholarships on offer by their admissions staff after an application has been submitted.

  La Trobe College Excellence Scholarships

We offer the La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship to high-achieving international students wanting to study at La Trobe University.The scholarship covers up to 25% of the tuition fees for the whole duration of a student’s study period and is available to students undertaking approved undergraduate and/or postgraduate coursework program. …

University South Australia’s Mawson Lakes campus will be transformed into a national testbed of renewable energy technologies with the construction of a $7.7m facility incorporating solar power, flow batteries, a hydrogen fuel cell stack and thermal energy storage.


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University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes campus will be transformed into a national testbed of renewable energy technologies with the construction of a $7.7m facility incorporating solar power, flow batteries, a hydrogen fuel cell stack and thermal energy storage.

The State Government has given the project the green light today, providing $3.6m from its Renewable Energy Fund to help build the facility.

When the project is completed by 2019, UniSA’s Mawson Lakes campus will house one of the largest flow battery and hydrogen fuel cell systems of any university in Australia. …

Institute of Technology, Sligo’s newly refurbished School of Business & Social Sciences Building was officially opened in late November. Students, staff and invited guests gathered in the new facility which is being named after Constance Markievicz, one of Ireland’s most influential historical figures.


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Institute of Technology, Sligo’s newly refurbished School of Business & Social Sciences Building was officially opened in late November.

Students, staff and invited guests gathered in the new facility which is being named after Constance Markievicz, one of Ireland’s most influential historical figures, and who had a deep association with the North West.

 

 

 

 

 

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A leading academic in international business studies from the University of Newcastle has received national recognition for his quality teaching and sustained dedication to improving student learning outcomes.


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A leading academic in international business studies from the University of Newcastle has received national recognition for his quality teaching and sustained dedication to improving student learning outcomes.

Associate Professor Brendan Boyle last night received a 2017 Teaching Excellence Award from the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT), for his innovative delivery modes that are helping students confidently complete their studies.

As an Irish expatriate and former international student himself, Associate Professor Boyle has used his own experiences to capitalise on the diversity of thought all students bring to his classroom. …

Curtin University has appointed Professor Archie Clements as its Pro Vice-Chancellor Health Sciences, commencing in April 2018.


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Curtin University has appointed Professor Archie Clements as its Pro Vice-Chancellor Health Sciences, commencing in April 2018.

Professor Clements is currently Director of the Research School of Population Health and Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. The Research School of Population Health is comprised of five academic units, including the flagship National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH).

He is also an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, …

The University of Sydney Business School’s flagship Masters of Management program has been ranked at number one in Australia and at 24 in the world by the internationally respected QS World University Rankings based rankings organization.


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Top spot for the Business School’s Masters of Management program

The University of Sydney Business School’s reputation as a provider of world class education has again been reinforced by the internationally respected QS World University Rankings.

The School’s flagship Masters of Management program has been ranked at number one in Australia and at 24 in the world by the London based rankings organisation.

The QS Masters of Management Rankings 2018 result comes in the wake of similar results in rankings published by the prestigious London based Financial Times and The Economist magazine. …

An expert in urban planning & its economic impact has been appointed the new Head of University of Adelaide's School of Architecture and Built Environment.


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An expert in urban planning and its economic impact has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s School of Architecture and Built Environment.

Professor Alan Peters has more than 30 years’ experience in the field of urban and rural planning.

He will join the University of Adelaide in February 2018, having served as the Head of the School of Built Environment and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Built Environment at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) over the past seven years. …