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Global rankings place La Trobe among leading universities

November 26, 2013

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La Trobe University has been ranked among the top 200 universities globally in the Arts and Humanities and top 300 in Management and Social Science in this year’s QS World University Rankings announced in September. It also rates among the top 200 world universities for the proportion of international staff and students. Vice-Chancellor Professor John […]

New MBA has rapid rise through the ranks

November 10, 2013

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More than 94 per cent of La Trobe MBA graduates find work just three months after completing their studies.  And they earn one of the highest starting salaries in the Asia Pacific region – an average of nearly $120,500 on completion of their course. These achievements are revealed in the latest QS Global 200 Business […]

New reproductive laws still discriminatory

September 5, 2011

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First study to seek views of clinicians and regulators: Having done away with controversial laws barring single and lesbian women from fertility treatment, Victoria’s revised legislation is likely to cause new problems – both for women and clinicians seeking to help them. This is revealed in a recent study published in the ‘Journal of Law […]

Murdoch crisis: the end of an empire?

September 5, 2011

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Scandal hastens need for succession planning: The crisis facing News International poses profound questions not only for the UK holdings of News Corporation but for the global media corporation as a whole. Critical questions around the credibility of the organisation, its political influence, and its corporate structure are being raised and debated as never before. […]

La Trobe honours Michael Kirby

March 1, 2011

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Leading Australian jurist and human rights advocate Michael Kirby has been awarded La Trobe University’s highest honour, the degree Doctor of the University. A prolific writer, public intellectual and author of five books, Mr Kirby retired from the High Court of Australia in 2009.  At the time he was the longest serving judicial officer in Australia. […]