The graduate employment market is tough. Can your choice of uni affect your outcomes?
Your choice of university may have a significant impact on your life, so it is worth gathering the information needed to make a good decision.
Academics want to conduct blue sky research, but that’s not why people pay to go to university.
Knowledge for the sake of knowledge is important, but universities, as public institutions, have a responsibility to fulfil their public role too.
Expansion of the demand driven funding system would be a positive outcome for students, but an expensive one too.
In recent years higher education enrolments have surged. This is triggering many policy issues including ballooning student debt.
Universities should be accountable for their funding, says Shadow Higher Education Minister Kim Carr.
Labor has outlined its plan for universities should it be elected, saying it would be focusing on degree completion rather than enrolment.
Christopher Pyne could separate some higher education reforms into a bill on their own, along with enough savings measures to make them budget-neutral.
It would be a great shame if trying to achieve too much in higher education reform meant that the federal government achieved nothing at all.
Students with low ATARs are less likely to graduate from university, but very likely to leave with debt. So is it ethical to give places to all-comers?
Controversies surrounding university courses with low ATAR admission requirements have become a January ritual. Once universities make their offers to potential students, debates start over whether widening…