University Of Sydney Moves Up In Latest Global Rankings



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Research and reputation excellence secure position
The University of Sydney has placed 34th in the world in the latest US News Best Global Universities rankings.

The excellent result sees the University move from 45th place last year and maintain its second position in the national rankings.

“The University’s high quality research is the main reason for our continuing success in these prestigious rankings. It reflects our ongoing commitment to being a leading comprehensive, …

Multi-Million Dollar Science Building a Boost for Western Sydney University



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Multi-million dollar Science Building a boost for STEM education and research in Western Sydney

Western Sydney University has launched its new $30 million Science Building on its Parramatta South campus, significantly expanding the University’s capacity to produce the highest quality science, psychology, social work and art therapy graduates and researchers for the Western Sydney region.

Opened by NSW Minister for Education, The Hon. Rob Stokes MP, the three-storey building is a much-anticipated infrastructure project for the University. …

Teaching and research excellence recognized in QS Subject Rankings



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The University of Sydney is ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects and best in Australia for medicine, architecture, veterinary sciences, anatomy and physiology, English language and literature.

The 2017 QS Subject Rankings, released today, rated three University of Sydney subjects in the top 10 globally (sports-related, nursing, and anatomy and physiology) and 31 more subjects in the top 50 globally, including education (11th in the world) and law (13th in the world). …

How Mobile Phones Could Save Us From Obesity



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Mobile phone technology could be a lifeline for young people at risk of obesity

 

Mobile phones could be the golden ticket to halting weight gain and improving health in young Australians, according to new research from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.

Researchers designed a world-first mobile phone intervention for young people at risk of obesity which used text messages, a mobile phone app, emails, diet resources and personalised coaching calls. …

JCU Receives Grant for Malaria Research



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Professor Louis Schofield, Director of the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) at James Cook University (JCU) in North Queensland has received a $2.8M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to pursue the pre-clinical development of a vaccine aimed at the goal of malaria eradication.

The research will be conducted in collaboration with researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, and other colleagues and institutions in the USA. …

Griffith University – Malaria Vaccine Project Showcase



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Griffith University – Researchers Showcase Malaria Vaccine Project

 

Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics will open its doors to the public to showcase to the community its malaria vaccine project.

The malaria vaccine research team, led by Professor Michael Good, have just finished clinical trials conducted at Griffith’s Gold Coast campus this year and have been working closely with expert infectious disease clinicians at Gold Coast University Hospital.

This is the second round of clinical trials to be conducted by the Institute for Glycomics to examine malaria vaccine strategies in humans. …

Melbourne ranked best city in Australia for international students



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The ratings measure cities on their quality of universities, affordability, lifestyle, employment prospects and student community.

Additional factors such as pollution, safety, transparency and tolerance are also taken into consideration.

Seven Australian cities made it into the top 75 best student cities this year with Sydney coming fourth, Canberra (17), Brisbane (18), Adelaide (26), Perth (35) and Gold Coast (69).

Melbourne city received a perfect score (100/100) for student mix, …

Exciting New Scholarships At Deakin University



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New Scholarships

Deakin is excited to announce that it is offering two new scholarships for international students.

The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship and the Deakin International Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students with consistently high academic performance and who have the potential to make a leading contribution to the University. The two new scholarships are the following;

The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship offers successful applicants a full 100% tuition scholarship or a 50% partial tuition scholarship; …

University of Western Sydney ranked Top 100 Under 50



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KOM Consultants are very pleased to announce that University of Western Sydney is now one of the top 60 universities in the prestigious Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Rankings (2015).

Congratulations to the University of Western Sydney on this amazing achievement! 

UWS is now placed 56th among young universities from around the globe – this is a significant improvement on last year’s rank of 87, and an outstanding result for the University at just 26 years of age. …

Medical School Web Chat



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for students looking to apply to study Medicine in Australia

University of Western Sydney Medical School To Host Web Chat on
 Monday, May 4th, 2015 @ 6:50PM (Ontario), 4:50PM (Alberta)

Register HERE for FREE!

 

 

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