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UNSW appoints next Vice-Chancellor, Ian Jacobs

UNSW has appointed its next Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Jacobs from the University of Manchester. Professor Jacobs, the current Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Medical/Human Sciences at Manchester University, was appointed to the position on Monday afternoon by a unanimous vote of UNSW Council, after a selection process …

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Seeking New President and Vice-Chancellor

An exciting opportunity to lead Australia’s finest corporation-cum-educational institution into the 21st century has arisen. UNSW is searching for its next President and Vice-Chancellor, following the imminent retirement of our beloved benevolent ruler, Professor Fred Hilmer. For too long have we suffered under the socialist reign of terror enacted by …

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Increased fees on the horizon as students hijack Q&A

Students from university campuses across Sydney temporarily shut down live broadcasting of ABC’s Q&A last night, while protesting Education Minister Christopher Pyne’s proposal to deregulate university fees, among a raft of recommendations aimed at creating a US-style college system in Australia. Benjamin Hammond, member of the NSW Education Action Network …

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Student Leaders Bring Issues to Chancellery

Senior members of the chancellery team met student leaders last Friday, discussing issues affecting the student populace, including concerns over retail developments, the gym and course cuts. Whilst Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer was in South America, students met with other officials including Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Richard Henry, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students) Wai …

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