Vocation specific language courses can encourage both linguistic and cultural awareness. They can equip students with the basics they need to communicate.
These programmes allow institutions to claim they're doing something without really tackling the issues that lead students to plagiarise.
As they return to classes, a survey finds nearly half of female tertiary students in Melbourne don't feel safe using public transport at night. And 79% have been sexually harassed or victimised.
Without the support of extended curriculum programmes at universities, many students would face academic exclusion.
Before deciding what to study at which university, high school graduates should consider the drop-out rates, early-career employment prospects and lifetime earnings their program is likely to yield.
Legal or not, unpaid internships are likely to continue as long as people face barriers breaking into the workforce and some employers see the opportunity for free labour.
Poor supervision, poor training, and unfair treatment of lower-ranked officers make misconduct more likely to happen among Ghana's police force.
According to our 32-year longitudinal study of first year science students, belief in creationism has declined over time.
University students don't always mix outside their own area of study or cultural cliques. But that can change with a little encouragement, and food helps.
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.
Curriculum structure and flexibility can play a crucial role in students' progression and success.
Formal, accessible academic advice systems can help university graduation rates.
Starting university is a common cause of heightened stress, with many new challenges for students to overcome.
It can be hard to get into a study groove, but removing distractions, getting enough sleep, self-testing, spacing out your study and creating memory aids can help students succeed.
Although they're at greater risk of violent crime, sexual harassment and suicide, smart-phone savvy young people can access extra support.
Alternative scenarios for tertiary funding in South Africa are set out in a completely separate report from the Davis Tax Committee drawing from work done by the higher education department.
Domino's Pizza and Ford have teamed up to offer pizza delivery via driverless cars in Michigan. Is it the way of the future?
People with albinism tend to identify with the black rather than the white community. Their physical differences, though, mean they don't fit into either race group.
Many people use religion and culture as explanations for their homophobic attitudes.
It doesn’t matter how assessments are given to students, as students can still find a way to cheat.