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The best international science programs for Asian students

By Thu, Nov 22, 2012 11:56PM UTC Comments Off Pic: Murdoch University laboratories.

A quick survey of universities around the world reveals that science and engineering are particularly popular fields with students from Asia. This is especially true at the postgraduate level, where the student population represents a kaleidoscope of nationalities but is decidedly weighted in favor of Asia. This comes as no surprise. Asia was an incubator...

Murdoch University – Faculty of Science

By Thu, Nov 22, 2012 11:24PM UTC Comments Off Pic: Murdoch University campus.

Located just outside of Perth in the state of Western Australia, Murdoch University is a research-intensive university that’s playing an active role in the development of 21st-century knowledge, tools and technology with significant effect in Asia and around the world. Murdoch is a leading choice for Asian students with a passion for the sciences. Biology...

Leading postgraduate programs for Asian students

By Thu, Nov 15, 2012 8:20PM UTC Comments Off Leading postgraduate programs for Asian students

A few years ago, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce conducted a study to determine the value of a university degree. This included a look at the boost in income students could expect to see with postgraduate credentials. In summary, the study found that professionals with a postgraduate degree made an average of...

Murdoch University, School of Media, Communication and Culture

By Thu, Nov 15, 2012 5:02PM UTC Comments Off Pic: Murdoch Uni campus.

Western Australia’s Murdoch University is a nexus of free-thinkers in the Asia-Pacific region, and this fosters an atmosphere conducive to research and postgraduate scholarship. The main campus is located in Perth, far from the commotion of Melbourne and Sydney. Given its regional position, Murdoch is a leader in creative industries education, and research carried out...

Singapore divides over elite rule

By Wed, Aug 31, 2011 8:54AM UTC Comments Off Singapore's new President, Tony Tan. Pic: AP.

A close presidential election confirms the growing rift between the ruling party and the public, writes Asia Research Centre’s Garry Rodan Singapore’s presidential election last Saturday selected a new occupant for a largely ceremonial position. Yet the election’s conduct and outcome have wider political implications. Both highlighted tensions within the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP)...

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