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    Tasmania
    subject rankings, world rankings
    Seal pup and mum. Photo credit: IMAS at the University of Tasmania
    New international rankings have rated the University of Tasmania amongst the top ten in the world in three key subjects. The University was ranked fourth in the world for Marine and Freshwater Biology, and seventh for both Fisheries and for Oceanography, according to the Centre for World University...
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    South Australia
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    A University of Adelaide-built satellite was launched into space early on Wednesday morning aboard the Atlas V rocket bound for the International Space Station.The satellite called 'CubeSat' is the product of four years of hard work by about 50 University of Adelaide students and a dozen staff led...
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    Queensland
    facilities
    The new Law library in the Forgan Smith Building at UQ. Photo credit: The University of Queensland
    The University of Queensland have recently reopened the Forgan Smith building, following AU$35 million of renovation work.  The Forgan Smith building is an iconic part of UQ’s St Lucia campus, designed in the 1930’s to be the visual centrepiece to the campus.Construction of the Forgan Smith...
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    Queensland
    Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast 2018, subject rankings
    Griffith University and the Gold Coast are gearing up for a big 2018.  The Commonwealth Games will be held on the Gold Coast and Griffith University is an official partner of the event.Griffith University is the first University in the World to become an official partner of the Commonwealth...
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    Queensland
    university research
    Needle-free technology developed by the University of Queensland has been used to successfully deliver an inactivated poliovirus vaccine. Clinical success and widespread use of the Nanopatch against polio could help in the current campaign to eradicate the disease. It could be produced and...
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    New South Wales
    application deadline
    UNSW Business School have informed us that due to the high level of interest in postgraduate business programmes, they will not be accepting any further applications for the Semester 2 intake after 31 May 2017.The six programmes listed below will be affected by this deadline, so if you are...
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    Victoria
    facilities, new research institute
    The new Monash Chidren's Hospital. Photo credit: Monash University
    The Monash Children’s Hospital was opened last week, in partnership with Monash University.  Monash University will be the lead research and teaching partner at the hospital and has invested AU$6 million towards innovative new education and research spaces in the hospital.The new facility will...
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    New Zealand
    Antarctica, free courses, MOOCs
    Students with an interest in Antarctica can take a virtual field trip this month with a free online course being offered by Victoria University of Wellington.Explore the continent of Antarctica and more than 500 million years of geological history and 250 years of geographical discovery and...
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    Queensland
    small universities, world rankings
    Bond University campus. Photo credit: Bond University
    While many students enjoy studying on large campuses at university, many others will be attracted to the learning experience and student lifestyle that a smaller campus can offer.Each year the Times Higher Education announces a ranking of the World’s Best Small Universities, which is taken from the...
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    Queensland
    Scholarship deadline, Scholarship opportunity
    Griffith University has announced that a number of international scholarships available to students starting in semester 2 2017, have been carried over for a second round of applications. The closing date for applications in this second round will be Friday 12 May 2017 with outcomes notified by...
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