There are ‘fossil free’ campaigns at 15 Australian universities, but yet no university has fully committed to divesting in fossil fuels.
Scotland is threatening a positive-discrimination policy for making access to universities more equal. While its central argument is right, there's more to this than meets the eye.
Big data is about processing large amounts of data. It is often associated with multiplicities of data. But the ability to generate data outpaces the ability to store it.
Research writing events have become a popular way for academics to develop their writing skills and socialise with others.
Australians who live in another country for more than six months will now have to pay back their student loans.
We can't fulfil Malcolm Turnbull's ambition for an innovative nation without understanding why researchers are struggling to engage with industry.
A new government green paper has proposed a raft of reforms for regulating higher education.
The #feesmustfall movement brought gains for democracy. As relatively free spaces for enquiry, universities have a public duty to fight, not facilitate, a slide into a national security state.
Universities are cutting and streamlining their courses in an attempt to make graduates more employable. But lots of graduates are still struggling to find work, so why isn’t it working?
Funding for South African higher education is inadequate considering past inequalities. Even more alarming is the fact that plans for research development and innovation in science remain elusive.
The decline in government investment in higher education and the ever-increasing reliance on fees has made universities more like private for-profit corporations.
UK universities should take note from US colleges and cultivate more of a university spirit.
Innovative new forms of funding must be pursued to address the higher education challenges in South Africa.
A new study shows that academics in regional universities are more likely to experience bullying than their city peers.
Emerging science could help us gain a better understanding of the annual phenomenon of students falling ill when they head back to uni.
New research finds the graduate premium is higher for women than men - but the gender pay gap is still stark.
Many people think that the admissions process should take into account the type of school students attended.
A Turnbull government has an opportunity to redirect Australia towards being a science and innovation nation.
To tell or not to tell about your autism, that is the question.
Flexible learning and teaching can help those who want to study while working. It requires structural changes and attitude shifts within universities and companies whose employees want to study.