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Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University is a contemporary and connected regional research university, with remarkable campus locations - Coffs Harbour and Lismore in New South Wales and the uniquely situated Gold Coast Airport campus in southern Queensland. Our regional environs provide living laboratories for learning and research and creative hubs for artistic endeavour. Southern Cross University has a growing research profile, with 24 research areas identified ‘at or above world standard’ in the most recent Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) national evaluation. Our research strengths include disciplines as diverse as plant genetics, zoology, geoscience, oceanography, engineering, nursing, and complementary and alternative medicine.

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‘Lose some weight’, ‘stupid old hag’: universities should no longer ask students for anonymous feedback on their teachers

A study asked university teachers to share some of their students’ anonymous survey feedback. The results reveal insults and hate speech many lecturers deal with each year.
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2 out of 3 members of university governing bodies have no professional expertise in the sector. There’s the making of a crisis

Universities supposedly have adopted a more corporate approach – but most corporate board members have expertise in the area their company operates in and are more accountable to shareholders.

Children learn science in nature play long before they get to school classrooms and labs

New research demonstrates the many aspects of nature play that make it a great way for young children to gain STEM knowledge.
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Our uni teachers were already among the world’s most stressed. COVID and student feedback have just made things worse

Workplace stress among academics has long been higher in Australia and New Zealand than overseas, and research suggests the flow-on impacts on students could fuel a vicious cycle of negative feedback.

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