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Claire Field on ASEAN VET: ahead of Australia for Industry 4.0

Australia used to have much to offer ASEAN, now not so much.

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UOW Malaysia KDU makes a mark in global higher education

The transition of KDU University Colleges into University of Wollongong (UOW) Malaysia KDU will see new international education and research opportunities for Malaysian students and academics through the UOW Global Network.

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Overseas alumni ‘a missed opportunity’ for Australia

Poorly designed outreach schemes, privacy restrictions and standoffish companies combining to waste resource.

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Southeast Asia’s new tiger economies prioritise research

Booming economies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) region are generating collaboration opportunities for Australia’s universities, a Penang conference has heard.

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'Ticking time bombs': Unis accused of compromising English standards

Top Australian universities have been accused of using back-door entry programs to lower English standards for overseas enrolments amid a reliance on foreign student income that is unmatched in the English-speaking world.

Indonesia's Tech Legend Will Help Galvanize Universities

Indonesia has reshuffled its higher education and research portfolios, conscripting a political odd couple to recreate universities as engine rooms for its economic advent.

Education in South-East Asia: Disruptions Are Happily at Hand
Southeast Asia is indeed a strange and unique region. In many ways, it was peripheral to the

major dynamics of human history which to a large extend were played out on the Euro-Asia landmass.

Role of International Education

Reflecting on his experience as an international student in Australia, the friendship and the people-to-people links in addition to the educational experience were key benefits highlighted by the then Penang Chief Minister and now Malaysian Finance Minister Hon. Lim Guan Eng on the importance of an overseas education.