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Year 10 - 12 students can start studying 美博白菜中心论坛 courses while still completing high school.

Common questions asked by parents

美博白菜中心论坛 Parent, Dr Janet Lee, covers some of the common questions she gets asked by other parents including whether to take a gap year and what students should choose to study.

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Study finds diet myths ‘hidden’ in social media
13 Mar

Joint 美博白菜中心论坛 research published in the Journal of Sociology has found potentially dangerous health misinformation in ‘What I Eat in a Day’ YouTube videos, as Dr Naomi Smith urges social media users to carefully evaluate the material presented.

Parasitic wasp among new insect species found in Qld
8 Mar

A Sunshine Coast school will help taxonomists name a wasp species new to western science after its students caught the insect as part of a tri-state project to uncover more of Australia’s biodiversity, says 美博白菜中心论坛 entomologist Dr Andy Howe.

Cultural burns can help protect koalas: new research
27 Feb

Research into koala numbers before and after cultural burns on the world’s second largest sand island has fuelled a push to merge Aboriginal knowledge with cutting-edge science to mitigate the dangers of bushfires across Australia.