In addition to now operating in Indonesia, mainland China, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, Australia's Monash College began running its 'transition education' programmes in Melbourne more than 20 years ago.Monday, 14 May, 2012, 12:00am
An educational divide has opened in Australia between people with degrees, who are more likely to be wealthier and married, than others without post-school qualifications.
Among women aged 30-34, more than 60 per cent with degrees are married, compared with only 53 per cent of those who gained no qualifications after leaving school.26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
A plan to require all foreign students to pass a test proving their English language competency before enrolling in an Australian university has been rejected as too simplistic.8 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
City University is to send its first batch of law students to Australia next year for a month to gain a global perspective on legal education.20 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
'The study, conducted by Bob Birell, from Melbourne's Monash University, said the graduates tested had enough command of the language to cope in most situations.
''But people who have reached this standard are still not capable of conducting a sophisticated discourse at the professional level,' it said'
SCMP, January 301 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
POSTGRADUATE students interested in taking a master's degree in counselling are not limited to courses offered in Hong Kong. They can also consider the long-distance learning course provided by Monash University in Australia.27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
Australian universities are downsizing departments as students enrolling in the subject drop 60pc
Dozens of academics have lost their jobs teaching information technology courses at Australia's universities following a massive drop in enrolments by foreign and local students.25 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
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Areas of excellence Law, science, economics2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
The Australian government is to offer foreign students visas to take up apprenticeships outside major cities, reflecting a report that blames the nation's skills shortage on a lack of emphasis on university education for young Australians.30 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
Mainlanders who enrol in Australian universities also face difficulties at work
Many mainland students as well as other East Asians face considerable difficulties with academic English when they enrol in Australian universities.8 Jan 2005 - 12:00am
A sudden drop in foreign student numbers is confronting Australian universities with serious problems, especially in business and IT.
Monash University IT faculty is Australia's largest and enrols more than 7,000 students. Of these, 43 per cent are fee-paying foreigners.4 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
The brave new world of online universities has proved to be short-lived, according to a paper to be published next month in Britain's Higher Education Quarterly magazine by an Australian academic.27 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
A member of the University Grants Committee has resigned after stepping down as head of Australia's biggest university following revelations of plagiarism.
Professor David Robinson, vice-chancellor of Monash University in Melbourne, admitted three cases of plagiarism before leaving the university on July 11.22 Jul 2002 - 12:00am
Alfred Huang, the first Chinese-born Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Australia visited his alma mater, Hong Kong Baptist University, after an absence of more than three decades. Mr Huang is a graduate of RMIT with a master's in engineering from the University of New South Wales and an MBA from Monash University.3 Aug 2000 - 12:00am
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