Swinburne VC does what she says she would

In not breaking news, there are reports Swinburne U plans to drop teaching world languages

New Vice Chancellor Pascale Quester made it plain this was coming before she started at the university.

“I am going to pare down everything that doesn’t speak to technology or science. Because, do we need to be the 10th university that teaches Chinese or Italian? No… we are the Swinburne University of Technology, we are going to be working with industry and students on creating the technology of the future,” she told the Adelaide Review in July, (CMM July 9).