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Grapevine is the University's staff magazine, edited and published by the Department of Student Recruitment & Marketing.

Grapevine 71


Cliff AllanStudent recruitment

By Cliff Allan Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development)
A new student recruitment strategy has been developed, which will impact on all areas of the University. Student recruitment is crucial to the future financial viability of our University. While we have experienced an overall growth in student numbers over the past ten years, the reality is now one of increased and often aggressive competition for students in a busy and crowded higher education market, with prospective students seeking maximum benefit, value and opportunities from what universities and colleges offer.
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