The cuts to higher education funding are more about making savings than improving higher education, and would be extremely hard to change in the future.
Cultural bias against teaching-only academics will see them get the axe in funding cuts to higher education.
New Zealand's Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern has vowed to take retaliatory action if the Turnbull government changes fee arrangements for New Zealanders studying in Australia.
Senators should consider how repayment thresholds vary depending on family circumstances, the impacts on taxes and how long students will be saddled with debt.
A former president of Northeastern and scholar of higher education shares his perspectives on what has – and hasn't – changed in the role of the college president.
Students on 'enabling' courses may now have to pay substantial fees under higher education reforms.
Hidden in the detail of the latest higher education reform package, there are talks of creating teaching-only universities.
Zimbabwe's students and graduates are angry. They have every reason to be. The country's finances are badly managed and its economy is in crisis.
At best, there will be no new public money, just shuffling funds between programs. At worst, higher education will help reduce the budget deficit.
What leaving the EU means for research, student experience and higher education reforms.
A new report offers recommendations for how to best reform the education system in India.
Universities deemed excellent at teaching will be allowed to raise their fees in line with inflation.
New proposals on the table for higher education are riven with contradictions.
South Africa's universities are in a state of upheaval. Academic developers must rethink their own purpose and how they work with academics in this environment to foster positive change.
Two narratives have emerged from student protests in South Africa: reform on the one hand - and revolution on the other. Which narrative will triumph?
The students' movement has stretched South Africans in personal, professional, powerful and provocative ways. Have academics been stretched enough to reflect deeply on the status quo at universities?
A new government green paper has proposed a raft of reforms for regulating higher education.
Quality higher education is crucial for recovery, peace-building, economic development and stronger governance in post-conflict societies.
How can the higher education sector guard against proposed transformation measures being merely superficial quick fixes? At least part of the answer may lie in institutional governance.
Cutting vital research infrastructure funding because the higher education reforms are stuck in the Senate could end up costing the country dearly.