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    Australia
    The Endeavour Awards are the Australian Government's internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship programme. They offer high-performing students, researchers and professionals from around the world the opportunity to further their studies in Australia.Applications are now being accepted from students starting their study during the year 2015, the deadline for application is the 30th June 2015.  If you already have a place sorted at university to start in February or July 2016...
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    Australia, New Zealand
    Professor Brian Schmidt. Photo credit: The Conversation Australia
    Ever since the first university was established in Australia and New Zealand in the middle of the 19th century, the countries have developed a reputation for producing world-class researchers, including these 14 Nobel prize winners whose cutting-edge research has changed the course of our global understanding in their subjects.  Jump to a particular story using the quick links below:Professor Brian P. Schmidt - Nobel Prize in Physics 2011Professor Barry Marshall and John Warren – Nobel...
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    Queensland
    From left: Associate Professor Rodney Stewart, Mr Chris Bennett and Professor Jun Wei Lu, from Griffith's School of Engineering. Photo credit: Griffith University
    A team of researchers from Griffith University have developed and applied an intelligent scheduling system for the efficient distribution of energy resources to 128 residential customers in South-East Queensland.Researcher Mr Chris Bennett, working under the supervision of Associate Professor Rodney Stewart and Professor Jun Wei Lu, developed a three-phase battery storage system that will help to provide cheaper, better quality power within low voltage electricity networks.Mr Bennett explained...
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    Queensland
    The International WaterCentre (IWC) is now offering several full scholarships for high calibre international candidates accepted into the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) programme commencing in Semester 1, 2016.The Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) programme is available at the University of Queensland and is designed to create water leaders by drawing on international teaching and research from many fields to provide a transdisciplinary, whole-of-water-cycle...
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    Australia, New Zealand
    Logo for the World Happiness Report 2015. Photo credit: World Happiness Report
    The latest World Happiness Report has revealed that both Australia and New Zealand are now in the top ten.The annual study is published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and ranks the world’s countries by a number of factors including peoples’ own evaluations of their lives and considered factors including real GDP per capita, health and life expectancy, perceptions of corruption, social support and the freedom to make life decisions.The top ten...
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    Australia, New Zealand
    Australian and New Zealand universities offer a wide range of research opportunities for suitably qualified students to become part of an innovative, exciting and unique research environment. Just take a look at some of the life-changing research that has been undertaken at Australian and New Zealand universities to inspire you to join them!Monash University: World’s first IVF pregnancyTwo researchers at the Monash Institute of Reproduction and Development, Professors Alan Trounson and Carl...
  • Featured Courses & Faculties
    The University of Auckland campus. Photo credit: The University of Auckland
    Are you looking for a world-class education in a vibrant city, with amazing beaches on your doorstep?The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university (ranked in the world’s top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2014/15) and is located in the heart of Auckland, New Zealand’s commercial capital. The University of Auckland Business School is one of Asia-Pacific’s foremost research-led business schools and is in the one per cent of Business Schools worldwide to...
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    Study teaching programmes in Australia or New Zealand. Photo credit: Curtin University
    Study Options’ monthly course spotlights are designed to give you more detail on the range of programmes available at Australian and New Zealand universities within a subject area.  This month we are focusing on postgraduate teaching programmes.  The majority of these programmes enable to you to qualify as a teacher after studying any UK bachelor degree, although a couple are only available to pre-qualified teachers.New Zealand offers one type of postgraduate teacher training...
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    The new 7 Tesla MRI scanner. Photo credit: The University of Melbourne.
    Studying at Australian and New Zealand universities offers you the opportunity to access world-class facilities. Here’s just a small sample of what’s available!The University of Melbourne’s ultra-powerful MRI machine (neuroscience)The University of Melbourne is home to a powerful Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine that offers neuroscientists a window though the human skull. Conventional MRI machines rely on 3 Telsa, but the machine at Melbourne is a 7 Telsa machine and offers...
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    South Australia
    Two Flinders engineering students have developed ground-breaking technology for detecting human life which uses remote cameras. The technology was developed as part of the students Masters thesis project and it is hoped that it could be used in disaster and war zones for rescue operations.Students Laith Al-Shimaysawee and Ali Al-Dabbagh created a new algorithm for detecting people with thermal and colour cameras. It is thought that this is faster and more efficient than any other published...

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