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ATARs away! How Year 12 NSW students fared

Today, 17 and 18-year-olds around NSW are nervously refreshing their browsers. From 9.00 am AEST, their ATARs were published. Forty six students will have almost free reign over their choice of university degree – if they are pursuing that path. Twenty-seven males and ...

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USYD tops NSW, ACT student preferences

Another university application data dump, another Go8 domination. The University of Sydney has once again led first and total preliminary preferences among NSW and ACT domestic undergraduate university applicants. Also (per the previous year) UNSW, UTS, WSU, Macquarie and UON followed. USYD slightly ...

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Later, ATAR? Exploring a rising qualification competitor

Today’s school students likely don’t have any living relatives who survived World War Two. If they’re undertaking the International Baccalaureate (IB), however, they may do well to know its postwar origins. In 1948, Marie-Thérèse Maurette, a French educator, was stationed in ...

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