University of Technology Sydney offers new scholarship to Indian students

University of Technology Sydney offers new scholarship to Indian students

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13: Indian high school students, who want to fast-track into the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in Australia, can now apply for a new scholarship at UTS Insearch and complete their first year in just eight months. The new UTS Insearch Aspire Advantage Scholarship is for motivated students who have the academic aptitude to complete an Accelerated program in two semesters in a supportive and fast-paced learning environment at the premium pathway institute. Australia is the second most popular destination for globally mobile students from India, according to…

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Sydney University slammed by feminists for offering ‘sexist’ scholarship giving preference to male students

Sydney University slammed by feminists for offering ‘sexist’ scholarship giving preference to male students

The University of Sydney has sparked outrage among students after offering a scholarship that gives preference to male applicants. The university last week announced a new $27,000 scholarship for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students. Veterinary students received an email advertising The Professor Marsh Edwards AO Scholarship which reads: ‘Preference will be given to applicants who are male.’   The eligibility requirements of the scholarship horrified female recipients and prompted a response from student group The University of Sydney Women’s Collective. A female Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student, who asked not…

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Sydney University under fire for vet scholarship giving preference to males

Sydney University under fire for vet scholarship giving preference to males

The University of Sydney is under fire for a new scholarship of nearly $30,000 that gives preference to male applicants, with the head of the scholarships office likening it to grants that “discriminate” against students who are not Aboriginal. The Prof Marsh Edwards AO scholarship, offered for the first time this year, is available to students enrolled in the postgraduate doctor of veterinary medicine degree at the University of Sydney. The successful applicant will receive $6,750 a year for four years. The release states that “preference will be given to…

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