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Monash University

Monash helps make the transition

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

Marriage by degrees Down Under

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

English test ruled out for foreign students

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

Law study Down Under

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

Monash University English fluency gauge no guarantee to a full life

'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 30

1 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

A case of being up on the latest skills

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

Fading appeal of IT courses sees many teachers lose jobs

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

AUSTRALIA

Head Down Under if you want to enjoy the friendly atmosphere, great weather, excellent food and strong sports culture in this laid-back English-speaking country

Australian National University (16)

Location Canberra

Areas of excellence Law, science, economics

2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Australia offers visas to students who go beyond big cities

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

Academic English a problem for Chinese students

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

Cuts loom as foreign numbers fall

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

Bricks and mortar still beats Web for learning

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

Plagiarist quits university fund body

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

Lord Mayor visits alma mater

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

Exhibitions and interviews provide detailed information

If you want more information, the following Web sites may be helpful.

25 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

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