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    Tasmania
    Freycinet National Park. Photo credit: Tourism Tasmania
    Travel guide producers, Lonely Planet, have recently released their Best in Travel lists for 2015 - the top ten countries, regions and cities to visit – and Tasmania has come fourth in the regions list.The top ten regions were chosen for offering "something deliciously different to their surrounding country".  Tasmania in particular was praised for it’s long history and the adventures on offer; it features in the 2015 list thanks to the opening of 35km of redeveloped walking track along...
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    Victoria
    RMIT's Swanston street campus in Melbourne. Photo credit: RMIT University
    RMIT University in Melbourne has launched a new Masters programme – the Master of Games, Animation and Interactivity – which is designed to equip students with the skills they need to excel in the ever-evolving digital media industry. RMIT has been a leader in teaching creative media for over twenty years and this programme builds on that expertise and the university’s determination to produce industry-ready graduates.Deputy Dean of Design, Games and Interaction, Associate Professor Laurene...
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    New South Wales
    The Sunswift car in action. Photo credit: UNSW Australia
    Team Sunswift – a group of UNSW engineering students – have officially been granted the world record title for fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres.The record-breaking run took place in July when the Sunswift car recorded a speed of 106.996 kilometres per hour smashing the previous record of 73 kilometres per hour, which had stood for 26 years.The Sunswift team was founded in 1996. Its current record-breaking vehicle is know as eVe and is the fifth such car that the team...
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    Tasmania
    The Man Booker Prize nominees with Richard Flanagan, second from the right. Photo credit: BBC
    The Man Booker Prize for 2014 has been awarded to Tasmanian author and UTas graduate Richard Flanagan.  Flanagan’s book The Narrow Road to the Deep North, is set during the construction of the infamous Thailand-Burma Death Railway in World War II.AC Grayling, chair of the Man Booker judges, said it was a "remarkable love story as well as a story about human suffering and comradeship".The novel has been inspired by the experiences of Flanagan’s father, who was a Japanese prisoner of war and...
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    At Bloomsbury House, London

    Students at the University of Melbourne. Photo credit: The University of Melbourne
    The University of Melbourne London information evening will be held on the 23rd October at 6pm until 7.30pm in the Ascham Room at Bloomsbury House, 2-3 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2RL.This an ideal opportunity for you to explore your study options at the University of Melbourne.  Meet staff from the University of Melbourne and Study Options to learn more about courses, entry requirements, scholarships and life in Melbourne.This information session is ideal for students who are...
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    Western Australia
    The University of Western Australia has just announced five new Arts Masters for 2015.Master of Strategic CommunicationA degree designed for professionals aspiring to become trusted senior communication advisors in the workplace.Master of Heritage StudiesA degree designed for students who wish to work in a field that intersects with heritage.  Specialise in indigenous Australian or international heritage.Master of Social Research Methods (starts 2016)This degree is for students interested...
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    London Office

    At the London Office

    Chanelle Baker from the International Office at Griffith University in Queensland is going to be visiting the Study Options London office on Thursday 6th November. Griffith University offer an excellent range of programmes in Medicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Business, Tourism and Education as well as many more!This is an excellent chance to find out about these, as well as the university itself and scholarship and accommodation options.We can arrange for you to meet with Chanelle in person...
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    Victoria
    Jarrel (L) and Jennifer (middle) with Microsoft Founder Bill Gates. Photo credit: Microsoft
    Two Monash University Medical students have recently had the opportunity to travel to Seattle and meet Bill Gates for a mentoring session, after submitting their idea for Eyenaemia – an app that checks for anaemia – to the Microsoft Imagine Cup.The competition invites students from all over the World to submit ideas and blueprints for innovative technology ideas.  Team Eyenaemia consist of Jarrel Seah and Jennifer Tang who beat more than 33,000 other students worldwide to take the top...
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    New South Wales
    Cate Blanchett receives her honorary doctorate. Photo credit: Macquarie University
    Macquarie University in Sydney has awarded Oscar winner Cate Blanchett a Doctor of Letters honoris causa to recognise her extraordinary contribution to the arts, philanthropy and the community.The award was presented by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor S Bruce Dowton, who described her as “one of the world’s greatest actors”. Cate is originally from Melbourne and trained at the National Institute for Dramatic Art in Sydney. She has been awarded two Academy Awards, three BAFTAs and three Golden...
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    Western Australia
    The University of Western Australia has launched a brand new two-year Master of Heritage Studies, the first of its kind in Australia, that aims to teach graduates how to protect the world’s cultural, historical and natural heritage. Students can choose between studying Indigenous and international heritage and the programme covers heritage management issues such as conservation, economic development, cultural sustainability, planning, representation and ethics. Students will have the...

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