Today many Americans see universities negatively. But, as the dean of USC Dornsife argues, academia has a unique capacity to solve society's problems. Yes, astrophysicists can help law enforcement.
Attending an elite university plays a small role in an undergraduate's starting salary compared to other factors, such as high ATAR, the field of study they chose and the region in which they work.
Ottawa and the governments of all four Maritime provinces have created pathways to help international students transition to permanent resident status. But fear causes too many to return home.
Education policy experts run through the major changes for education in Budget 2018 for schools, VET and higher education.
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.
Work Integrated Learning includes placements, internships and work experience. It is increasing as students are expected to be more work-ready and to contribute to the economy post-graduation.
Australia's decline in PISA rankings and criticisms of NAPLAN tell us we should also be looking at how we assess teacher quality.
Artificial intelligence will transform universities. Here’s how.
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.
The role of universities in the shameful Indian residential school system needs to be addressed. The president of one of Canada's leading universities explains why it's time to apologize.
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.
It’s time to (do more than) talk about knowledge. Universities must take leadership in helping develop students capacity to recognise different kinds of knowledge and work flexibly.
More than 70% of female students, and 26% of male students, have experienced sexual violence while at university.
Ethical review is often seen as a barrier to research and innovation within universities, but it can be constructive. More attention should be paid to the potential benefits of the process.
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.
A closer look at the US-China trade relationship shows why Trump's 'targeted' tariffs are likely to hurt American workers and businesses as well.
The gender pay gap at Canadian universities cannot be explained away as the holdover from discrimination of long ago. It's high time universities valued male and female professors equally.
The international community should set bright line rules on appropriate responses to cyber attacks before an expansive reading of the “self-defense” clause triggers war.