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WOMEN IN ‘STEM’ CONNECT BRILLIANCE WITH TRAVEL GRANT

Campus Travel and Virgin Australia partner to launch new travel grant for women in STEM Female academics and university employees working in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are being recognised as part of a new...Read more
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Heightened security at airports

The Australian Government has introduced additional aviation security measures at international and domestic terminals at Australia's major airports, following the discovery of an alleged terror plot involving a plane on a domestic service, over the...Read more
Airport security

Tighter security controls for USA travellers

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) along with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have announced that in the coming weeks travellers to the US will experience increased security measures. The new protocols will...Read more

Outstanding Australian researchers recognised

Exceptional researchers in the fields of infectious disease, autoimmunity, chronic pain and Parkinson’s disease were among the Australian researchers honoured with National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards last...Read more

Online assessment put to the test

For schools the increasing use of online assessment tools is a hotly debated subject. While there are clear pros and cons, questions remain about how online testing impacts the test taking process. On the up side, research shows that online...Read more

Students find financial literacy adds up

With electronic banking being a part of life, and even many school canteens going cashless, few students get to regularly handle actual notes and coins. So do Australian school students lack basic budgeting and financial skills? According to the...Read more
Teachers

Misconceptions of teaching

How many times has a teacher heard the claim – ‘ teachers have it so easy, shorter working hours plus you get all the holidays!’ But anyone who believes this is the case, isn't aware of exactly what the role now demands of our primary and secondary...Read more
Computers on flights

Electronics devices permitted on US flights

The electronics ban implemented earlier in the year has been lifted for flights from a number of Middle Eastern destinations to the US on four carriers. The change of policy means that travellers flying with Etihad (EY), Emirates (EK), Qatar and...Read more
VA aircraft

Virgin launches Economy X

Virgin Australia has introduced a new Economy X product on domestic and international services. Travellers can expect an additional three inches of leg room and preferred overhead locker space as well as priority boarding and security screening. The...Read more
competition winner

Best Western Getaway

Congratulations to Sue Benson from Macquarie University’s Property division. Sue won two night’s accommodation at the Best Western Plus Hotel Diana. Sue, who is pictured here with Tim Hunt (Campus Travel Account Manager), was randomly drawn from the...Read more
Justice

Students fighting for social justice

Real-life social justice issues are challenging the minds of an enthusiastic group of Macquarie Law School students. Building on the university’s strong commitment to foster and encourage legal social justice, a pilot Social Justice Clinic was...Read more

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