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Deakin University to freeze fees for 2014 enrolments in wake of federal budget

Deakin University

  By Cameron Best Students starting at Deakin University this year will not face any fee hikes as a result of the federal budget, its vice-chancellor says. Deakin has claimed to be the first Australian university to freeze tuition fees at pre-budget levels in response to the lifting of caps on fees for students accepting an offer from May 14, ... Read More »

Deakin to wear fee hike pain for students

Deakin University

BY ANDREW TROUNSON AND JULIE HARE Deakin University became the first university to say it will wear the cost of grandfathering all its 2014 students from fee hikes come 2016, slamming the timing of the Abbott government’s fee deregulation as otherwise unfair to students. Vice-chancellor Jane den Hollander challenged Education Minister Christopher Pyne to similarly grandfather its funding cuts to ... Read More »

Australia: Regional unis feel the heat from budget changes

Australian Universities

As students hold a day of protest against changes to higher education, regional universities have spoken out against the budget, fearing they and their students will be out in the cold. Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his education minister Christopher Pyne were forced to abandon a visit to Deakin University in Geelong, Victoria, over security concerns as protests kicked off ... Read More »

Foreign universities open India centres

University of Chicago

Some global higher education brands are opening research centres in India to capture a portion of the growing market of executive education Although foreign universities are yet to open independent campuses in India because of regulatory hurdles, some global higher education brands are opening research centres to capture a portion of the growing market of executive education and other research ... Read More »

Expansion plans: TERI, Deakin University

Deakin University

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India and Deakin University in Australia will undergo a major expansion. Announcing the expansion, Jane den Hollander, vice-chancellor , Deakin University and Rajendra K Pachauri, director-general TERI, said that a new research centre would be set up. The TERI-Deakin Nano Biotechnology Research Centre (TDNBC ) would be housed in a new facility in ... Read More »

Deakin University surveys reveal golden triangle of happiness

Deakin University

A loving partner, up to $100,000 of household income and a social activity that offers a sense of purpose is the new “golden triangle of happiness” according to Deakin University psychologist Professor Robert Cummins. And being fat is no barrier. Prof Cummins has taken aim at doctors and societal attitudes which push the idea that fat or obese people are ... Read More »

Australia: Universities lowering the bar for top courses

Entry standards for elite courses are plummeting as universities juggle status with government-imposed equity and growth agendas. This year, 62 per cent of the students that Deakin University accepted into its law degree, with an advertised Australian Tertiary Admission Rank cut-off of 94.4, achieved a score below that. At La Trobe University, 70 per cent of admitted students scored less ... Read More »

Australian and Indian universities to collaborate on research

It was Victoria all the way last week, and for a change, it wasn’t because the Australian state’s livewire T20 squad, the Bushrangers, was in the city. Australia’s leading education destination was in the news because the top officials of its main universities had come as part of a Super Trade Mission with the state’s premier, Ted Bailleau. They inked ... Read More »

IIM-I inks MoU with Deakin University for dual degree

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM-I) has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Deakin University, Australia that will allow the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) students to undertake research and receive a dual degree on its successful completion. Perhaps, IIM-I is the only B-school from the country to be a part of this initiative. The collaboration is a part ... Read More »

No Threat to Indian Students: Australia

Allying fears of any possible threat to Indian students enrolling in its universities, Australia made it clear that it has taken elaborate steps to ensure their safety. To mark signing of seven memoranda of understanding between educational institutes of India and the Australian state of Victoria, its premier Ted Baillieu said initiatives have been taken to enhance security of Indian ... Read More »

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