Financially illogical and fuelled by irrational dogma, the creation of a new tranche of private sector debt is a missed opportunity.
Among the Syrian refugee population it is estimated that there are 2,000 university professionals and 100,000 university qualified students.
Academics worldwide are calling for the US president to reconsider the executive order on immigration, which many say is damaging to research collaboration.
A flooded labour market is forcing more students to take up extracurricular activities in the hope of getting a job, but what does this mean for the TEF?
Theresa May's plan to boost UK competitiveness risks exposing flaws in the higher education sector.
Lower completion rates for rural and remote universities are not necessarily a reflection on the quality of the educational experience they provide, but reflect the demographics of their students.
Academics have little confidence in the current higher education reforms.
We take a closer look at some of the common claims made this year to see if there is any truth to them.
Gonski funding was scrapped and the vocational education sector got a new student loan system. Here's what else happened in education this year...
Visa regulations are making the UK a less attractive option for Indian students.
While spending has grown for preschools, schools and universities, vocational education misses out.
Exams do have a purpose, but they shouldn't be used to assess the recall of meaningless facts.
Being a good critical thinker is a desirable and highly-sought after trait for getting a job in today's economy. But are universities actually teaching this skill effectively?
The government has announced it will accept recommendations to make the university admissions process more transparent. But that alone isn't enough.
If researchers pose the right questions about transformation, this can lead to better answers, stronger policies and, ultimately, real change.
Many centres were set up in Australian universities to take advantage of China's rising importance, but without ongoing funding they might be subject to interference from external donors.
South Africa's 2016 medium term budget was awaited with bated breath amid rising political tensions, increasingly violent student protests and the threat of a credit downgrade.
TCUS launched on October 21, 2014 with six editors. Today we are 12 editors and growing.
'Posh white girls' are unjustifiably taking the brunt of reports of the last art history A-level but casualties are all those the exam board had been moving to reach out to.
A new clause being embedded in a number of university contracts attempts to restrict academics from speaking freely in public debate about issues that are outside their area of research.