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April 19th, 2017

Newcastle Law School offering scholarships for international JD students

Newcastle Law School JD scholarships

Great news if you’re considering studying law!

The Dean has approved an extra international JD scholarship, established to provide assistance with the coursework costs of the Juris Doctor program at Newcastle Law School. The scholarship provides a benefit of $2,000 paid in two installments of $1,000 following your first and second semester census dates. This scholarship will be specifically for a student who intends to start during the second semester—June 2017. Mid-year entry students who miss out on the June scholarship are also eligible to apply for the scholarships available at the beginning of the 2018 intake.

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April 18th, 2017

University of Queensland Toronto reception Thursday, April 27

University of Queensland Toronto reception this Thursday, April 27

The Australian High Commission and the University of Queensland are co-hosting a reception for Australian alumni in the Greater Toronto area.

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m.

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April 18th, 2017

Griffith Law Futures Centre research finding solutions to 21st century problems

Griffith Law Futures Centre

Griffith University launched the Law Futures Centre at South Bank campus on Wednesday, March 22.

Acting Director and international lawyer Professor Don Anton says the centre’s researchers are already responding to 21st century challenges to law and legal institutions.

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April 13th, 2017

Happy Easter, OzTREKKers!

Happy Easter, OzTREKKers!

As we approach Easter weekend, we wanted to let you know the OzTREKK office will be closed Friday, April 14, and Monday, April 17. Happy Easter, from all of us at OzTREKK! Hop to it!

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April 13th, 2017

Bond ranked in top 20 of world’s best small universities

Bond ranked in top 20 of world's best small universities

Bond University has been listed in the prestigious global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings of the “Best Small Universities” in the world, thanks to its personalised teaching philosophy and outstanding student experience, which translates to extraordinary student satisfaction ratings.

THE World University Rankings take into account performance across five key areas—teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income—and are based on the input of more than 50 leading figures in the higher education sector across 15 countries.

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April 12th, 2017

Monash University explains the difference between pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences

Monash Pharmacy School

Pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, potato, potahtoh. What’s the difference?

On one potato, if you are interested in science and healthcare, and enjoy communicating with people, then the Bachelor of Pharmacy is for you—it’s the degree you need to be a pharmacist.

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April 11th, 2017

UWA School of Dentistry students help relieve dental suffering

UWA dental school students help relieve dental suffering

Nearly 100 homeless people and refugees, some who have had insufferable dental pain for years, received free dental treatment thanks to a team of dentists, dental students from the University of Western Australia, and volunteers from UWA and Tzu Chi Foundation Perth.

The joint initiative between Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation (an international humanitarian organisation that helps those less fortunate) and UWA aims to relieve the suffering of people who normally struggle to gain access to dental treatment. At the same time, UWA dental students were provided with a valuable opportunity to expand their skills.

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April 11th, 2017

University of Sydney ranks number one in sport, physiotherapy and rehabilitation

University of Sydney ranks number one in sport, physiotherapy and rehabilitation

The University of Sydney has been ranked first in the world in the recently released 2017 QS subject rankings for the new category that comprises physical therapy, sports therapy and rehabilitation.

The subject areas are encompassed by a range of disciplines within the Sydney Faculty of Health Sciences.

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April 10th, 2017

Griffith University rises up QS World University Rankings

Griffith University rises up QS World University Rankings

Griffith University features among the world’s elite institutions in 28 subject areas covered in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which were unveiled last month.

Griffith was ranked in the top 100 institutions worldwide in 11 subject areas, including a world top 10 position in Hospitality and Leisure Management (which was also ranked number one in Australia).

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April 7th, 2017

Bachelor of Dental Science at Charles Sturt University

Bachelor of Dental Science at Charles Sturt University

CSU’s Bachelor of Dental Science is a five-year undergraduate dentistry degree, developed in close association with the industry to prepare graduates for a career as a dental practitioner.

The Bachelor of Dental Science graduates contribute to combating the chronic shortage of dental and oral health workers Australia-wide, while also significantly improving the health of local communities.

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