Students at La Trobe University are starting their studies this year with a new competitive edge - an innovative career development program that is building their long-term career prospects while they study.


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The program, called Career Ready Advantage, is available to all 35,000 students across all seven campuses. It has been designed in conjunction with Australia’s leading employers to help combat the rapid pace of change in the workplace and address the need for graduates to have a far broader range of abilities to be successful.

La Trobe Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar said the program is tailored to suit each student and empower them to recognise and build on their strengths, …



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Bachelor of Aviation students at Griffith University could become future pilots with Qantas thanks to a new partnership.

The Qantas Future Pilot Program provides students with access to experienced pilots during their degree, with selected students invited to complete an intensive 12-week Airline Transition Course.

Graduates can then transition to employment with QantasLink and complete their training under the supervision of QantasLink’s experienced training team and become qualified as First Officers flying the airline’s Dash 8 200/300 or Q400 fleet. …

A highly-decorated research scientist and a respected business leader have been appointed La Trobe University Vice Chancellor’s Fellows.


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Recent winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, Distinguished Professor Jenny Graves AO has been appointed a VC Fellow. As the first solo female to win the coveted prize, she will work to help ensure more women are successful in their science careers.

Former Incitec Pivot Limited CEO James Fazzino will utilise his strong industry connections and insights to help employment outcomes of business school graduates.

The two appointments were announced today by Vice-Chancellor, …

Western Sydney University has launched its new $30 million Science Building on its Parramatta South campus.


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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. …

From supporting athletes and teams to shaping the selection of Britain's Olympic teams, a number of BU staff members and graduates will be involved.


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With the Olympics just a few days’ away and the Paralympics beginning in September, all eyes will be on the outstanding sporting achievements of some of the world’s top athletes.

From supporting athletes and teams to shaping the selection of Britain’s Olympic teams, a number of BU staff members and graduates will be involved in the flagship athletic spectacle.

Bournemouth University research has helped inform sporting decisions in the run up to the Olympics and Paralympics, …

University of Gloucestershire graduates are more likely to find employment after graduation, new data has revealed. It shows 95.0% of graduates were in employment or further study after leaving the university.


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University of Gloucestershire graduates are more likely to find employment after graduation new data has revealed.

The university has again performed strongly in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, which looks at the destination of all university students who graduated in the 2014/15 academic year.

It shows 95.0% of Gloucestershire graduates were in employment or further study after leaving the university.  This is better than the national average across all universities of 93.9%.  …



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In honour of National Speech & Hearing Awareness month, KOM highlights La Trobe University  and the Master of Speech Pathology program.   La Trobe University is just one of six Australian universities that offer Australian Speech Pathology programs in Australia.

The Master of Speech Pathology program at La Trobe University starts in January and is two years in length. The application deadline for the January 2014 intake is September 30, 2013. …