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Flat White

A liberal education? Universities must treat students as thinkers, not dollar signs

28 July 2023

4:30 AM

28 July 2023

4:30 AM

As technology advances into the realms of science fiction, with AI tools like ChatGPT being harnessed in every corner of the internet, it is evident the pace of innovation is only accelerating. With a new billion-dollar start-up emerging daily, while others come crashing down in stunning and farcical ways, in the modern world only the most agile and resilient survive.

Contrast this with a university campus, where students toil away on paper, regurgitating formulas and scraping through with a mindset of ‘C’s get degrees’ – a sentiment that I have heard far too often on campus.

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