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Students and employers want cultural competency – something university leaders are failing to recognise, the acting vice-chancellor of the University of Sydney has said.

Cultural competence is the set of behaviours, attitudes and policies that allows professionals to work together in cross-cultural situations. As today’s workplace is multicultural, USYD’s professor Shane Houston told Campus Review, universities must equip students with knowledge of interacting with other cultures so they can get jobs.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.campusreview.com.au

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