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Have you applied for a Sydney Juris Doctor scholarship?

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Did you know the University of Sydney has two international scholarships available for future Sydney Juris Doctor students?
International students commencing the JD program at Sydney Law school for the semester 1 2018 intake are invited to apply for the following scholarships:
C.A Coghlan and A.N Littlejohn Scholarship for the Juris DoctorThe Wigram Allen Scholarship for the Juris Doctor The C.A Coghlan and A.N Littlejohn Scholarshipwas made available by the generosity of two benefactors of the Sydney Law School. JD applicants will also be considered for both the C.A Coghlin and A.N. Littlejohn Scholarship.

Value: $18,000
Duration: Tenable for up to 3 years
Close Date: November 2017 The scholarship is competitive and awarded on merit to the most outstanding applicant assessed against the following criteria:
Past academic achievementDemonstrated leadership experienceDemonstrated commitment to providing service to the community The Wigram Allen Scholarship encourages the study of law, and…

Griffith Law School ranked in the global top 50

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Law at Griffith has gained significant recognition in the latest ShanghaiRankings’ Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017.

Law (which includes criminology in this ranking) came in at number 38 after the ARWU evaluated 4000 universities in 52 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences and social sciences Griffith Law School Dean Professor Pene Mathew said it was a fantastic result.


“This ranking places Law at Griffith first in Queensland, recognising the high quality of both our researchers and students,’’ she said. “The ARWU takes into account a range of indicators of quality research, including publications in quality journals and number of citations, thus demonstrating the high quality of legal research at Griffith University.”

Associate Professor Michael Townsley, Head of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, said Criminology at Griffith has long been recognised as one of the best nationally, but the ARWU ranking indicates their s…

UQ Veterinary School earns top marks in global ranking system

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The University of Queensland has been ranked the best in Australia for veterinary sciences by a major international rankings system.

Acting Head of the UQ School of Veterinary Science Associate Professor Jenny Seddon welcomed the latest school accolade in the ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects for 2017.

"The school has a sustained record of excellence in research and teaching across the veterinary disciplines since our first student intake 81 years ago,” she said.

“In addition to providing world-class veterinary education, our diverse group of academic and clinical staff contribute to animal science, health and welfare through innovative, practical research, advanced veterinary services and successful industry partnerships.”

Associate Professor Seddon said as well as being the top-ranked Australian university in veterinary sciences, The University of Queensland was also ranked globally in the world’s top 25 for veterinary sciences—at ranking 24—in the prestigiou…

James Cook University answers the call for rural doctors

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James Cook University is answering the call for more doctors in regional, rural and remote Queensland.

This year, the university is training 593 GP registrars through the provision of its specialist training program, Generalist Medical Training (GMT).  This program has been contracted by the Australian Government Department of Health to deliver Australian General Practice training (AGPT) in North Western Queensland.


Associate Dean Strategy and Engagement, Professor Jacinta Elston from JCU’s College of Medicine and Dentistry said 123 of the current registrars are JCU medical graduates.

“We have a regional mission with a focus on the needs of rural, remote and under-served communities, tropical medicine and the health of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders.

“In the 2005 to 2016 JCU Medicine Graduate Survey, 84% of students said they intended to practice medicine outside of capital cities, compared to the national average of 16%.

“We are now seeing the follow through of tho…

5 inside tips about studying nursing at the University of Sydney

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First-year Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) student Mackenzie O’Toole agreed to answer 15 questions about studying nursing at the University of Sydney, including why she chose it, what she likes about it, and what surprised her most about university life.




Here, Mackenzie discusses the five things she enjoys about studying nursing at the University of Sydney. To check out the full list, watch the video below, "15 questions with nursing student Mackenzie O’Toole."

1. Where is the best spot at Sydney Nursing School?

Mackenzie’s favourite spot at Sydney Nursing School are the clinical simulation labs (SIM labs). The SIM labs are home to full-body manikins installed with the latest simulation technology. They provide a safe environment where students like Mackenzie can practice and improve their clinical skills while developing their confidence in the procedures they are learning in lectures. Through simulated learning, students become proficient at
taking blood pressureche…

Monash University is the no. 1 engineering school in Australia

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Are you creative, imaginative, analytical and technical? Do you want to extend yourself and help build the future? Engineers are in demand both in Australia and internationally—and an engineering qualification might just be for you.

Did you know Australia is a signatory to the Washington Accord, which means Monash Engineering graduates can work in any other signatory country, without the need to re-qualify. Just imagine where an internationally recognised engineering qualification could take you (Canada and USA!).
Who are engineers?They’re creative… They’re imaginative, analytical and technical, with excellent teamwork skills. As an engineer, you get to apply science and mathematics in a practical way, to develop new technologies and improve existing ones.

They’re problem solvers... They figure out how things work, and they create solutions to problems. They are key to the development of society and solving the challenges the world currently faces such as climate change, natural res…

Griffith Health Excellence Bachelor of Dental Health Science scholarships

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If you're heading to the Griffith School of Dentistry for the 2018 intake, you are invited to apply for a Griffith Health Excellence Bachelor of Dental Health Science scholarship!


Griffith Health Excellence Bachelor of Dental Health Science ScholarshipFor: High-achieving students applying for Bachelor of Dental Health Science program at Griffith University.
Available to: Commencing students in Trimester 1, 2018
Level of study: Undergraduate
Citizenship: Citizens of a country other than Australia or New Zealand
Award value and benefits: $30,000 in total (six tuition payments of $5,000 each trimester for three years)
Duration: Up to six trimesters of study
Applications open: Now!
Applications close: Thursday, November 2, 2017 (outcome by November 24)
Selection Criteria Scholarship applications will be assessed by a panel on the following criteria:
Academic merit - applicants must submit a certified copy of their transcripts demonstrating their strong academic meritAn offer - applicant mus…