A longstanding view of minorities as outsiders contributes to negative encounters with campus police. A researcher argues how greater empathy can lessen the urge to call the police in the first place.
Low expectations influence disabled young people's educational attainment, finds new study.
Students used to take drugs to get high, now they are using them to get better grades.
Ken Starkey defends the importance of business schools, while Martin Parker says 'bring in the bulldozers'.
Though some have suggested that college majors should be scrapped, a higher education scholar warns that getting rid of college majors may create more problems than it solves.
Feeling that others are disappointed and disapprove of you and you must be perfect puts you at risk for depression.
Technology is currently not at the forefront of how work-integrated learning is designed and this is something educators need to address.
An expert gives her top tips for coping with exam stress and nerves.
Discontinuing the demand driven system will mean less people are able to get a higher education, particularly groups of people who are already at a disadvantage.
Much of the research on attrition focuses on the first year of university, but little is known about why people drop out later in their studies. A recent study looked at some factors.
With HELP debt likely to increase to A$75 billion in 2020, research from the US shows offering students financial literacy courses may be a gentler way to combat student debt.
Staff wages are a huge challenge facing the survival of Kenya's public universities, but strikes are another.
When higher education is thought of as a commodity, students and teachers lose out. A new partnership-based approach can provide a much richer learning experience.
More than 70% of female students, and 26% of male students, have experienced sexual violence while at university.
Academia is not immune to gender bias. One way to see this in action is to observe who asks questions during conferences -- and men appear to ask more than women.
Student-led campaigns have been calling out racism in universities for years. After a shocking incident at Nottingham Trent University, perhaps we should start to listen.
Working-class high achievers often struggle to fit in to higher education and can end up isolated both at university and in their home environment.
A deal that allows Kaplan University to shed its for-profit status and join Purdue University may represent a new way for troubled for-profit colleges to survive.
The Government wants to crackdown on the high number of students being awarded first class or 2.1 degrees by universities.
When it comes to increasing Indigenous Australians' participation in higher education, we could take a leaf from our neighbour's book.