Compilation of Recent Australian Education/Migration related news and articles

1. Charles Darwin University Legal centre opens. A new clinical placement program will allow Charles Darwin University law students the opportunity to impact on law reforms in the Northern Territory. For the first time, second and third year Bachelor of Law students are taking part in a pilot placement program at the Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) NT in Darwin
Source: Legal centre opens doors to law students
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2. The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) joined with the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Biophysics (IBP) to create a research centre
Source: QBI to establish world’s largest international research centre for dementia
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3. Making teachers future ready. La Trobe University (Melbourne) pre-service teachers are taking to Twitter to learn skills that will make them better teachers once they enter the classroom.  http://ift.tt/1vY5oGu
Source: Twitter enhances teacher education, News, La Trobe University
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4. On 12th November there is the 26th Macquarie University Women, Management and Work annual conference which would be discussing the role of intrapreneurship and leadership to develop and advance the careers of Australian women. Held in Sydney, the conference will feature respected Australian leaders and explores how participants can use intrapreneurship and an entrepreneurial mind set to drive career growth and innovation
Source: 26th Women, Management and Work conference focuses on ‘Igniting leaders and Intrapreneurs’
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5. University of Wollongong launches $10M seed fund to support Australian Innovation. iAccelerate’s $10 million seed fund will enable early and advanced startups to grow and thrive.
Source: UOW launches $10m seed fund to support Australian innovation 
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6. More 457 Visas in 2015 for growing Technology Industry The Australian Department of Employment’s latest Skills Shortage Statistical Summary released in July revealed strong competition from qualified applicants for professional jobs, with each vacancy attracting more than 35 applications. Check the complete article "Technology job applications on the rise"
Source: Technology job applications on the rise
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