More than 300 undergraduate students from 24 universities across Australia will soon set off to study abroad in the Indo-Pacific region under the Australian government’s 100 million AU dollar (90.5 billion U.S. dollar) New Colombo Plan. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Education Minister Christopher Pyne and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Senator Brett Mason announced Wednesday that 24 universities have been successful in their applications for New Colombo Plan mobility grants to support students commencing study programs in semester 1, 2014.
Australia is claiming success with the growth of its cultural economy, with figures released Monday highlighting the contribution of creativity to gross domestic product (GDP), however the alliance of art and economics is not an easy one according to local researchers.
Australians are expected to spend more than 8.7 billion AU dollars (7.8 billion U.S. dollars) for Christmas shopping in the next seven days before the start of the festive season, according to projections from the Australian National Retailers Association (ANRA) Christmas Retail Index released Monday.
China’s Southeast University and Australia’s Monash University have officially opened a joint graduate school in the eastern city of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province.
22()–As the latest effort to promote Australia’s education export to China,Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb is expected to participate in a series of education activities during his visit to China this week k.
Fairfax Media, Australia’s multi- platform media group, plans to scrap the print edition of BRW Magazine after 32 years as the company moves away from its traditional print operations to strengthen its online business, local media reported on Friday.
Australians will spend less than half as much on Father’s Day than on Mother’s Day, according to a study released on Thursday by the business information research firm IBISWorld.
The Australian government has taken the final step for the protection of Tasmania’s Giant Trees and Tall Eucalypt Forests under Australian law, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water Mark Butler announced in a statement on Monday.
CANBERRA,July 23()–Catholic systemic schools across Australia will benefit from extra funding and more resources after the National Catholic Education Commission(NCEC)and the Australian government reached an historic agreement on a
Australian government will deliver a fund for the new Australian Institute for Nanoscience ( AIN) which will open in May 2015 to boost its research of nanotechnology, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Kim Carr confirmed in a statement after breaking the ground for the new facility at the University of Sydney on Wednesday.