A new age in High-performance computing (HPC) is about to begin at the University of Melbourne. Melbourne, July 5: The University has launched a new HPC service called Spartan. It combines traditional HPC with a flexible cloud computing component. No other university has put a system like this into production.
Sydney, July 4: The University of New South Wales has appointed distinguished former Indian diplomat, author and educator Amit Dasgupta as its inaugural India Country Director. The position, based in New Delhi, will strengthen and deepen UNSW’s ties with India across education, knowledge exchange and research. During his diplomatic career,
Melbourne, June 21: World leaders in the mathematical sciences are visiting Melbourne for a series of research programs at Australia’s first international research institute for mathematics and statistics. The new international Mathematics Research Institute, MATRIX, has been established by the University of Melbourne and Monash University – both pioneering universities
New York, June 13: Indian-origin Anvitha Vijay is only nine years old but she has already developed a handful of apps for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. Recognising her potential, the US-based technology giant has invited her to its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. This made her the
Melbourne, May 27: More than a third of international students’ health claims at insurance company, Bupa are pregnancy-related, according to an investigation conducted by Fairfax. This expose’ comes at a time when Australia’s most reputed universities are riddled with claims of being hotbed of sexual targets and escapades. While the
Melbourne, May 25: The Andrews Labor Government is upping the pressure on rogue training providers with a new investigations unit in the Department of Education and Training to put them under the microscope. The crack squad, headed by a former Victorian Ombudsman Principal Investigator, will conduct targeted and more detailed
Melbourne, May 12: Sixteen year old Mount Waverley student Neha Salahuddin was presented with the Sir John Monash Award for Outstanding Leadership at a glittering event at the Monash Gallery of Art last night. Despite her youth, Neha has an impressive record of community service. Neha has fundraised for cystic
Sydney, May 8: Rabindra Nath Tagore (1861-1941) – the great Indian poet, philosopher, musician, writer, and educationist, born on May 7, 1861 corresponds to 25th of Vaisakh month in the Bengali calendar of 1268. ‘Pocheeshe Boishakh’ is a very special cultural festival for Bengalis, celebrated as Rabindra Jayanti – birth
Melbourne, May 7: The Andrews Government is supporting the welfare of 175,000 international students with funding for four new projects through the $4 million International Student Welfare Grants program. Together, the projects will receive $129,000 and will focus on enhancing the welfare and support available to international students in Victoria.
180,000 students were enrolled under the VET FEE-HELP scheme, with more than $1.6 billion in loans, last year Melbourne, May 6: The Andrews Government has welcomed the announcement of a plan to stop the massive waste of taxpayers’ money from the Turnbull Government’s VET-FEE Help debacle. The plan, outlined during