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.
How we calculate university drop-out rates must be amended to reflect the changing cohort of university students, who often dip in and out of study and take longer to complete their degree.
Universities pay too little attention to the knowledge and experiences that students bring to their institutions from different cultures and backgrounds.
Tanzania's government has uncovered evidence of 2 000 "ghost" students who are fraudulently obtaining loans. This costs the country and other students dearly.
In South Africa there's a value judgment attached to students who take part in universities’ English for Academic Purposes programmes. This shouldn't be the case.
Sections of South Africa's student movements regard transformation as a complete failure. Responding to this perceived failure, some have adopted an anti-democratic stance.
Curriculum transformation has to happen. But it has to go further than simply borrowing ideas and concepts.
Students who move from rural areas to cities to pursue university degrees grapple with what it means to “leave behind” their home languages.
When it comes to accessing online learning materials, university students don't think much about whether their downloads might amount to piracy or copyright infringement.
University students in South Africa tend to fall into a "single story" trap, ignoring other individuals’ experiences to construct an understanding of the country's political realities.