Flinders University Means Business With Prestigious MBA Accreditation



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Flinders University is the first South Australian university to receive accreditation from the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA), reflecting a reinvigorated Flinders MBA offering and placing the program in the upper echelon of business courses internationally.

Flinders is only the third university in Australia to receive AMBA accreditation.

Professor Phyllis Tharenou, Vice-President and Executive Dean of Flinders’ College of Business Government and Law, says AMBA represents the gold standard in global recognition of business programs. …

Students Who Are Old For Their Grade More Likely To Go To University



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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.    

Bond cements its position as nation’s #1 for Student Experience



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For the twelfth year in a row, Bond University has received more 5-star ratings for Student Experience than any other university in Australia in the latest edition of The Good Universities Guide.

Bond received the highest award of 5-stars for all six Student Experience measures – Overall, Teaching Quality, Learner Engagement, Learning Resources, Student Support and Skills Development – as well as 5-stars for Student: Staff Ratio and Student Retention. …

EU ranking success for UCC



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University College Cork (UCC) scored top marks across five core areas ranked in the EU-sponsored U-Multirank published today (Thursday, March 30, 2017).

U-Multirank is the most comprehensive ranking system internationally as it judges university performance on 35 indicators across five core areas which are marked from ‘1’ (very good) to ‘5’ (weak).  The areas ranked include Teaching, Research, Knowledge Transfer, International Orientation and Regional Engagement.   …

Bangor University’s satisfied students



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Bangor University continues to rise in popularity among its students. The University has risen to 12th place in the UK and is the only university in Wales to make the top 15 in a new university experience survey (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017).

The survey, conducted by YouthSight for the Times Higher Education magazine, asked current students to rate their university experience according to several academic, social and general measures, …

La Trobe Brings Industry To Classroom



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The Professor of Practice titles seek to highlight what industry can contribute to academia and represent a largely new concept for business schools and faculties across Australia.

Head of La Trobe Business School, Professor Paul Mather, believes while many Australian business schools offer industry experts positions as casual or adjunct staff, La Trobe is the first university in Australia to formally employ them and integrate them into the day to day operations of the school. …

New Employment Data Highlights the Success of University of Gloucestershire Graduates



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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%.  …

Brisbane To-Do List



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So you’re an international Uni Student situated in Brisbane and you’re looking for some cheap, affordable and free things to do – cause we all know how hard money is to come by during these times! Have no fear, we’ve got you covered!

1. Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Situated in Mt. Coot-tha, the botanical gardens have different displays of plants, trees, herbs, and flowers! You may even be lucky to see some critters in their natural habitat. …

KOM’s upcoming Free Webinar Series



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KOM loves webinars!  Our Australian University partners love webinars!  And our students love webinars.  

All done in the convenience of our own location.  No need for driving or flying or delayed responses.  Ask the questions you want answered live!  Listen to specific information on your interested program directly from the university.  Help make the process of wanting to study in Australia that much simpler.  …

KOM wrapping up Webinar Week



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KOM has wrapped up this Webinar Week and what a great success it was!!   We had tons of students enjoy chatting with Australian University Academics!

Students were getting the answers they needed to help them make a decision to study abroad.  And it is was all done on the student’s laptop in the comfort of the preferred location – at home, at school or with some friends. 

We would like to thank all the Academics for setting time aside to host these webinars.  …