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What do students today need for the jobs of tomorrow?

Berry Driessen 07 Aug 2017 11 minutes

Professional job prospects for university students are declining. Why are graduates struggling to find work, and what can be done about it? Berry Driessen examines the shifting relationship between education and employment.

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Three ways education is being disrupted by digital technology

Berry Driessen 17 Jul 2017 7 minutes

Time to tear up the exercise books? Innovative teaching methods mean students are able to access and experience higher education in a new way. We highlight three disruptions reaching pupils far and wide.

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Going digital to raise the grade on graduate employability

Tracey Kennair 13 Dec 2016 8 minutes

In a competitive graduate market, employers are looking for much more than just academic qualifications. Tracey Kennair examines developing trends in higher education and how digital could be a key guide for universities.

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Infographic

Infographic: Digital defines the student experience

03 Nov 2016 1 minute

From laptop ownership to online learning, technology is playing an increasingly important part in university education. This infographic reveals the relationship between students and their digital devices.

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Girls in business
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Leveraging digital to empower girls in business

Marina Paronetto 28 Sep 2016 6 minutes

How can the entrepreneur of tomorrow learn their trade? Marina Paronetto explains why she designed an online storefront to help young women understand business.

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Australia has world-class research capabilities. Why aren’t we sharing them?

Nick Spooner 22 Aug 2016 8 minutes

Nick Spooner unpacks the Productivity Commission’s recent research paper into digital disruption, including a suggestion that opening up research infrastructure could drive productivity growth. Would a sharing economy for science and innovation help transform the Australian economy?

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Article

Can virtual reality revolutionise education?

John Riccio 25 Jul 2016 7 minutes

Developments in virtual reality technology might see future generations of students ditch the textbook in favour of a headset. John Riccio turns his gaze to how VR could empower the learning experience.

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Infographic

Infographic: Virtual reality goes beyond gaming

25 May 2016 1 minute

A training tool up to four times more effective than traditional teaching methods, virtual reality is ready to transform a whole host of industries.

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Video

Video: Stanford University and PwC talk scaling innovation

Kate Bennett Eriksson 23 May 2016 2 minutes

Kate Eriksson and Stanford University’s Paul Marca discuss the four key ways that Australia can unleash its innovation potential. Watch the highlights from our ‘When Australia Will Shine’ event here.

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