Universities portray campus life as idyllic, but may be missing an opportunity to truly connect with students.
Universities could dramatically transform their role in society through better use of social media
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Students can now see if their £9,000 a year fees are going to a 'gold-standard' school. But how cynical should they be?
When the political becomes personal.
Textbooks can be costly.
A number of universities around the world are providing free textbooks to first year university students as a way to increase retention rates.
Mental health issues have become a growing problem among students.
This is how to stop it.
Puerto Ricans in favor of independence protest after a referendum was held on the island’s status.
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Some Puerto Ricans voted, but most stayed home amid a looming financial debt crisis and political protests. Will this vote matter?
ACRI was founded with over A$2.8 million in donations from two wealthy Chinese entrepreneurs that had recently migrated to Australia. Bob Carr (left) was appointed its director.
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If Australia is going to successfully navigate its way through the “Asian Century,” we need independent centres of research excellence on China.
If the government wants to encourage universities to translate their research to a wider audience, they should explicitly pay for it.
In March 2018, all Australian universities will be submitting key performance indicators (KPIs) on their engagement and impact to the Australian Research Council. These measure how well universities engage…
Journalism is changing - unis need to adapt courses to reflect this.
It's time to think more broadly about the work that journalists do.
For many universities, working with private edtech companies could be the only way of keeping pace with the changing world of education.
Not everyone is in a position to start university straight away.
Students on 'enabling' courses may now have to pay substantial fees under higher education reforms.
In the molecular-chemistry laboratory of the Ecole Polytechnique at the Université Paris-Saclay.
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How do we and should we work with the first generation "digital native" doctoral researchers?
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One of Trump’s selling points was that he would 'make America great again': this meant bringing back the American dream.
Is it fair to make students pay more?
Students who take longer to complete their degree will be hit hard by fee hikes.
Most schools will get a boost in funding, while universities will face cuts.
Education experts discuss changes to schools and universities following the federal treasurer's budget speech.
University lecturers must keep learning new ways to teach.
It takes a combination of formal and informal learning to equip academics to become better teachers. Universities need to encourage both approaches.
Universities can take a stand.
Despite the claims of populist politicians, academics and experts can drive positive social change.
Higher education reform means more pain for students and universities with long lasting consequences.
International student visa allows you to work up to 20 hours a week.
By abolishing the 457 visa program the government has targeted a fraction of the problem, leaving the bulk of the temporary migrant labour force unchanged.
Malcolm Turnbull arrives in India to discuss higher education, among other things.
India will soon have the largest economy in the world. A way for Australia to benefit is to collaborative with universities.