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A healthy growth in student numbers, economic value and popularity – Australia is the only destination country in the top-three where optimism seems to be the norm. Although not all sectors and not all destinations enjoy the same success, Australia seems to have grown too big for its third spot on the podium and after Simon Marginson warned it could overtake the UK, comparisons between Australian and the UK have flooded in.  Will the two countries swap places? The race is on.

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