University news stories
Is the future of education data-driven?
The next generation of student engagement is here. Students now expect consistent, real-time access to information on housing, parking, class schedules, grades, financial aid and more.
Tribal Group wins five year, $55M contract with Callista Senior Executive Group
The contract provides the participating universities in the group with continued support and development of the Student Management System and an upgrade path to Tribal's modular, cloud based, next generation SMS.
Know your motive: new research considers the next wave of robots
It's becoming crucial to consider that robots should be able to understand the motive of a task in the same way humans do, as this will enable machines to work more quickly and effectively, however this also indicates a significant shift in the world of robotics.
Aussie students want fully digitised university experience
"We're seeing great innovation around how universities are delivering curriculum, however universities need to ask studentswhether it's in the right direction."
University tackles multi-campus AV streaming challenge
Pro AV Solutions Queensland and avt deployed a network media solution to deliver streaming across multiple University of Southern Queensland campuses.
University of Birmingham deploys UK’s largest IBM POWER9 AI cluster
After originally deploying just two servers, the University realised it needed more horsepower and added another nine.
Industry and academia partner to push UK supercomputer adoption
HPE today announced a plan of action with Arm, SUSE, and three UK universities to accelerate the adoption of supercomputer applications in the UK.
Internet of Things
Cisco and SAS build Internet of Things research lab in Sydney
“The value of edge data is at its greatest when analysed in transit, and this is what our trailblazing global partnership with Cisco makes possible.”
What happens when encryption and security certificates go awry?
"This case is the digital equivalent of leaving a written secret on a desk in a public area where people walk by and could potentially copy it."
Huawei announces £3bn commitment to UK after meeting with prime minister
After procuring more than £2bn into the UK between 2013-2017, Huawei has committed to £3bn more over the next five years.
NT Govt & Charles Darwin Uni to fund Associate Professorship in Cyber Security
"This is an exciting initiative that will enhance CDU’s ability to carry out research in cyber security, improve our capacity to provide advice."
CSIRO builds facility focused on keeping Australians & the economy healthy
“Cheaper and more effective medical solutions are better for our health and Australia’s financial future.”
Canberra: The Dandelion Program helps autistic students harness their skills
“The DXC Dandelion Work Experience Program allows us to share learning from our employment program with higher education students with autism."
TmaxSoft teams up with Thailand uni to launch Center of Digital Data Excellence
"As the Thai government is pursuing a digital society vision, IT talent is the key to success."
Microsoft helps Canberra Uni strengthen relationships with students
So we needed a system that was intelligent enough to know that if a student asks ‘where’s my exam held?’
Lecture Capture broadcasts teaching in a whole new way
Lecture Capture can enable students to engage more in class and lectures, a new partnership may have the solution for your institution.
How to stay safe online when heading back to school
“More and more children get their first device at primary school."
Waikato Uni trials mobi network
Summer school students at Waikato University are the first to trial a new information service designed for smartphones.
Hire a student
An alternative to employing someone fulltime is to consider the increasing number of university and tertiary programmes looking to place students in work experience.