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Edumate K-12 Learning and Management Solutions

K-12 Learning and Management

Edumate allows schools access to a holistic view of a student's progress from Kindergarten to Year 12.

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Hobsons Education Technology

From Enrolment to Retention

The Good Universities Guide's new retention rating shows low-ATAR students can be retained.

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Circumstantial and experiential factors of student attrition

Student Retention and Engagement

Examining the circumstantial and experiential factors of student attrition.

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In the News

February 23, 2015

Hobsons acquires starfish retention solutions to support student success in higher education

ARLINGTON, VA, USA – February 23, 2015 – Hobsons, the world’s leader in connecting learning to life, today announced the acquisition of Starfish Retention Solutions, the leading provider of student success and advising...

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October 13, 2014

Misconceptions of online learning lead to student attrition

A survey has found that social isolation and a seemingly never-ending course workload are major factors for students who discontinue their online studies. The Hobsons survey of more than 1300 students who had withdrawn,...

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August 12, 2014

The Good Universities Guide 2015: Spend your education dollars wisely

Seeking a return on their financial investment will be a priority for students weighing up their tertiary options for 2015, according to education services provider Hobsons. The latest edition of The Good Universities Guide,...

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May 14, 2014

Safety fears keep international students away from Australia

A survey has found that safety and Australia’s attitude toward international students is still a concern for people considering studying here, prompting calls for the Federal Government to do more to...

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February 03, 2014

Digital media key to higher education’s international competitiveness

New research has revealed that prospective students from Africa (46 per cent), Asia (45 per cent) and the Americas (44 per cent) are more likely to follow an Australian university on social media than local students (41...

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November 26, 2013

Dispelling the myths about international students

A recent survey by Hobsons on reaching and engaging with international students, has revealed that almost half (48 per cent) of international students studying or wanting to study at Australian universities come from...

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August 27, 2013

New retention rating reveals low-ATAR students can be retained

A low-ATAR student cohort is no excuse for poor student retention, according to The Good Universities Guide 2014. The list of universities that achieved strong results in the Guide’s ‘Student Retention...

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