Academia can’t be limited to 26 weeks

Australian Financial Review Despite students living in a 24/7 world, the academic calendar remains firmly rooted in the past, dictating that students can learn for only half the year. It is an anomaly which makes little sense in today’s world and should change. Faster learning would reduce student’s living costs and get them into the…

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Knox Families hit by yet another broken promise

The announcement that Labor will cut the carbon tax compensation is another broken promise that will hurt Knox families, said Alan Tudge MP, Federal Member for Aston. “The Prime Minister Julia Gillard promised no carbon tax and then the Minister for Climate Change Greg Combet promised a carbon tax with compensation – and both promises…

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