Australian University Doesn’t Know The Value Of A Copy Editor

What’s better than a Monash degree? A proofreader.

1. Last month, residents of Melbourne noticed yet another advertisement from one of Melbourne’s many educational institutions…

Reddit / Via reddit.com

Yup, nothing to see here. WAIT.

The Australian / Via theaustralian.com.au

No. NO. NONONO.

The Australian / Via theaustralian.com.au

It’s a weak advertisement in the first place and the typo doesn’t exactly help. Monash is apparently “ranked amongst the world’s most prestigious universities”, and “believe[s] quality education and research can change the world for the better.” They also “measure [themselves] against international standards,” although I suppose orthography must not be one of those standards.

The mistake was noticed by Reddit, The Australian, and undoubtedly Monash’s competitors.

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