To make graduates employable and close the training gap, we need to strengthen links to industry and pay attention to the changing needs of businesses.
Employers now expect to hire people out of universities who don't require any training. That's why so-called experiential learning is becoming so critical for university students.
Investor Bill Miller's $75 million gift to the Johns Hopkins philosophy department clashes with conventional wisdom regarding the value studying the humanities today.
Despite good intentions, efforts to hold colleges and universities accountable often miss the mark. The reasons why range from politics to resistance among the institutions themselves.
One recent survey found that 43% of academic staff exhibited symptoms of at least a mild mental disorder
By contrast, poor maternity pay leads to an under-representation of women in higher positions and lower salaries.
Jordan Peterson is now a right-wing darling for his views on everything from transgender people, the #MeToo movement and political correctness on campus. But he's not saying anything new.
Some Australian universities have introduced a one-off sexual consent program to combat sexual assault and harassment on campus, but one-off programs are unlikely to be effective in the long term.
In his new book "University Commons Divided," former University of Saskatchewan President Peter MacKinnon examines the attack on freedom of expression at Canadian universities.
Staff and students came forward after Cambridge launched an anonymous reporting tool in May 2017.
As Toronto reacts to the news that a killer was preying on victims in the city’s gay village, an expert on serial killers explains how violent offenders are more strategic than previously thought.
Politics Podcast: Bill Ferris on Australia’s innovation mission.
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Innovation and Science Australia chair Bill Ferris launched a report this week setting out a plan that seeks to put Australia into the top tier of innovation nations by 2030.
In announcing free higher education, South African President Jacob Zuma, lobbed a populist hot potato at the ANC elective conference but it's ordinary people whose fingers will be burnt.
Southeast Asian countires have a goal to integrate their higher education network to give young generations a truly regional experience. Is it possible?
A closer look at the resolution of South Africa's ruling party, the ANC, show that it won't undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.
Artificial intelligence and automation are bringing changes to higher education that will challenge, and may even threaten, traditional universities.
Starting university is a common cause of heightened stress, with many new challenges for students to overcome.
There is enormous pressure on young people to strive, perform and achieve. And the data indicate that many are struggling to cope.
Local residents of St Andrews feel university growth has come at too high a cost – it's time for local councils and universities to overcome the divide between town and gown.
A new study found that a small number of students starting university believe in some myths about sexual violence.