The University of Canberra Hospital is a step closer to welcoming patients, staff and students with construction of the facility now complete. The hospital is expected to open to students and patients in July.


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The community in Canberra and surrounding region is a step closer to accessing University of Canberra’s newest purpose-built public hospital with construction of the facility on the University’s Bruce campus now complete.

The hospital, which will open its doors in July, will provide great opportunities of learning and research for the University’s students and staff.

To mark the completion of the construction phase, Minister for Health and Wellbeing Meegan Fitzharris and other stakeholders toured the facility which will officially be known as University of Canberra Hospital: Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, …

An ACU-led study has found that teens who are old for their grade appear to feel more confident about their academic abilities and are more likely to enrol in university than their younger peers.


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An Australia Catholic University led study has found that teens who are old for their grade appear to feel more confident about their academic abilities and are more likely to enrol in university than their younger peers.

The study of more than 10,000 Australian students, who were tracked over a decade, was led by ACU researchers Professor Herbert Marsh and Associate Professor Philip Parker at the Institute of Positive Psychology and Education and recently published by the Journal of Educational Psychology.    

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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Bond University is ensuring its prestigious law program remains ahead of the curve, completing the Faculty’s largest redevelopment in more than a decade to create flexible teaching and learning spaces that allow students to better collaborate and network.

The new facilities – officially opened today (Wednesday, 31 January) – include a showcase moot court, the third at the independent Gold Coast university, and additional space for Bond’s community law clinics, along with 10 new teaching spaces, …

Reason to study at the University of Canberra, and why you should stay in the city of Canberra.


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Why Study at UC?

As a university, the University of Canberra (UC) prides itself on effectively preparing students for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Our success in achieving this can be evidenced by the fact that our graduate employment and salary rates (as per QILT) are among the highest across all universities and superior to those of the Group of 8 universities.

UC’s competitive fees, wide range of scholarships and excellent graduate employment outcomes mean that you get more for each dollar spent at UC, …

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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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. …

Students and staff put new state-of-the-art TV studios in RMIT University’s media precinct to the test in first broadcast.


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Students and staff put new state-of-the-art TV studios in RMIT’s media precinct to the test in first broadcast.

Students from the Certificate IV in Screen and Media, Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) joined forces for the first broadcast of student program Newsline on Channel 31.

Under the direction of television lecturer and industry fellow, Phil Kafcaloudes, and with the support of journalism academics Alex Wake and Tito Ambyo, the students produced a week of live television news programs featuring some of the nation’s most up-and-coming journalists. …

Students and their families can slash their education bills by thousands of euros a year by studying at IT Sligo in Sligo, Ireland.


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Students and their families can slash their education bills by thousands of euro a year by studying in Sligo. A study shows student accommodations, food, transport and entertainment are vastly cheaper in the North West.

Most third-level institutions will provide approximate living costs on their websites. And close analysis of these figures shows that the cost of attending a course in different Irish towns and cities varies wildly.

And the biggest variant? …

Students from the University of Dundee in Scotland have ranked their Careers Service as among the best in the UK, coming in 3rd.


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Careers Service rated amongst country’s best

Students at the University of Dundee have ranked their Careers Service as among the best in the UK.

Dundee came 3rd in the Career Services 2017 Awards operated by StudentCrowd, an online platform for students to review all aspects of their university experience. More than 7,000 students from across the UK were surveyed over the past year.

The University’s Careers Service offers a range of employability modules which students can take alongside their degree subjects. …