College rankings are set up to make you believe one college is better than another. But a closer look reveals college rankings may be measuring something entirely different.
Students who plan to get more education than is required for the career they hope to have end up earning higher salaries as a result, a new analysis shows.
Engaging with diversity – a key ingredient for sense of belonging on college campuses – may involve discomfort and even tension at times.
Only 16% of predicted grades are accurate and the current system penalises disadvantaged students and those from minority backgrounds.
Students with lower ATARs generally have lower lifetime earnings. But a Grattan Institute report found low ATAR men could earn more doing a VET course than a bachelor degree in their chosen field.
Free inquiry has always been a fraught business, from Eden to Facebook, but is a key component of any open society. It shouldn't be taken for granted.
Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.
Many of the new proposals would leave the wealthiest students and graduates better off.
Students gain up to 4kg in their first year at university and all the junk food on campus doesn't help. Universities have a responsibility to make healthier foods available to students.
At a special commencement ceremony for first-generation college graduates, a dean gave a speech made up of nothing but questions.
In some Nigerian universities, wealthy female students engage in trasnactional sex for pleasure, while those that needed financial support did it for the money.
Chaplaincy is an integral part of campus life within many universities.
Although the end of the semester can be a stressful time for students, embracing the stress can help students deal with it better than trying to avoid it, a well-being expert argues.
The April 30 shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte isn't an outlier. Research shows it fits a familiar pattern of campus shootings in terms of time and place.
When scandals take place at a college, the natural reaction for some people is to avoid the school. But two economists suggest potential applicants think hard about their decision.
As the nation prepares to watch the Final Four, a sports scholar examines new information that shows how college athletes make money for their schools, coaches and corporations – but not themselves.
While the first year of college can be stressful, using the time between high school graduation and the college drop-off to prepare can help ease the transition, two educators say in a new book.
In a victory for meritocracy, sandwich placements overwhelmingly go to the brightest students, irrespective of their background.
The marketisation of higher education is just a symptom of what’s wrong with universities.
The real scandal in U.S. higher education is that it's the most expensive system in the world, being subsidized by the working and middle class who increasingly can't afford public colleges.