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    At UC’s Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Dr Alex Yip is leading research into food waste conversion. Photo credit: The University of Canterbury
    Researchers at the University of Canterbury are working on an ingenious new solution to turn food waste into valuable chemical components that could be used to make bioplastics.At UC’s Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Dr Alex Yip is leading research into food waste conversion, and says: “The ultimate objective is to produce a high-value product from food waste. To date, we have completed a proof-of-concept showing that it’s feasible.”The project’s goal is to extract three key...
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    How to certify your results for an Australian or New Zealand university application

    If you already hold a conditional offer for an Australian or New Zealand university and need to get your A-Level results certified in order to confirm your place, Study Options can help.  As the official agent for Australian and New Zealand universities, we can certify your academic documents here in the UK. There is no fee for this service.  Read this page for more information about document certification.All you need to do is send your A-Level results slip to Study Options via...
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    Another university option?If you're unconvinced by your UK university offers, but don’t want to get involved with Clearing, don’t panic. There’s another option to consider.Going through Clearing is stressful, and you're not even guaranteed to get the result you want. But what else are you supposed to do at this point if you don’t like your UK university options? Perhaps you’ve achieved higher grades than you were predicted, and suspect you could now be in with a realistic chance of studying at...
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    The University of Melbourne has released a unique 12-episode podcast series showcasing the value of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects as a pathway to jobs of the future. Degrees in STEM can lead to a wide range of career opportunities, with the related industries projected to be one of the largest growth sectors in the future.  If you already enjoy STEM subjects and are considering a degree in the area, listening to this podcast might well inspire your next...
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    The University of Western Australia (UWA) has recently announced a significant new scholarship for high-achieving students from selected countries in Europe, who are commencing study at the University from 2020.The Global Excellence Scholarship is a fee reduction scholarship valued up to AU$45,000 for undergraduate students and AU$30,000 for postgraduate students. The scholarship is awarded in yearly installments over the duration of the degree programme. The scholarships are available for...
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    Monash University has a selection of scholarships and bursaries available to new international students commencing their studies at the University.Bursaries and scholarships by facultyART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTUREUndergraduate and postgraduate arts students are both eligible for a one-off study grant of AU$5,000*– $8,000*ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCESUndergraduate and postgraduate arts students are both eligible for a one-off study grant of AU$5,000*MONASH BUSINESS SCHOOLUndergraduate and...
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    Near Denmark, Western Australia. Picture credit: Evan Jones
    The region of Margaret River and Southern Western Australia has scored the top spot in Lonely Planet’s latest ranking of destinations in the Asia Pacific regions.This list produced by the popular travel guide, pulls together top destinations to visit this year, as decided by the Lonely Planet’s travel experts, who have explored the Asia Pacific region’s highlands, islands and everything in between.The top five:Margaret River and Southern WA, AustraliaShikoku, JapanBay of Islands and...
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    Be welcomed into the Murdoch University community with the International Welcome Scholarship, offered to eligible international full fee-paying students commencing an undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degree at the University in 2020 – 2024.The maximum value of each scholarship is AUD$12,000 for Business and Nursing degrees and AUD$11,000 for all other degrees. You are eligible for this scholarship if you meet all of the following requirements:You are an international, full...
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    The latest QS World University Rankings for 2020 have just been released and once again Australian and New Zealand universities have achieved great results with eight out of their 50 universities placed within the world's top 100, and many universities moving upwards a place or two.The QS World University Rankings rank 1000 of the world’s universities using six indicators: Academic Reputation; Employer Reputation; Faculty/Student Ratio; Citations per faculty; International Faculty Ratio; and...
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    The University of Canterbury (UC) Business School has achieved EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation. EQUIS accreditation benchmarks against ten international standards; governance, programmes, students, faculty, research, internationalisation, ethics, responsibility, and sustainability, as well as engagement with the world of practice.Professor Sonia Mazey, Pro-Vice-Chancellor College of Business and Law explained: “The UC Business School has used the framework of EQUIS...
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