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.
Staff wages are a huge challenge facing the survival of Kenya's public universities, but strikes are another.
When higher education is thought of as a commodity, students and teachers lose out. A new partnership-based approach can provide a much richer learning experience.
More than 70% of female students, and 26% of male students, have experienced sexual violence while at university.
Academia is not immune to gender bias. One way to see this in action is to observe who asks questions during conferences -- and men appear to ask more than women.
Student-led campaigns have been calling out racism in universities for years. After a shocking incident at Nottingham Trent University, perhaps we should start to listen.
Working-class high achievers often struggle to fit in to higher education and can end up isolated both at university and in their home environment.
A deal that allows Kaplan University to shed its for-profit status and join Purdue University may represent a new way for troubled for-profit colleges to survive.
The Government wants to crackdown on the high number of students being awarded first class or 2.1 degrees by universities.
When it comes to increasing Indigenous Australians' participation in higher education, we could take a leaf from our neighbour's book.
Practical ways forward for higher education policy reform include fixing the dysfunctional relationship between higher and vocational education or government-sponsored analysis of the future of work.
One recent survey found that 43% of academic staff exhibited symptoms of at least a mild mental disorder
As Toronto reacts to the news that a killer was preying on victims in the city’s gay village, an expert on serial killers explains how violent offenders are more strategic than previously thought.
In announcing free higher education, South African President Jacob Zuma, lobbed a populist hot potato at the ANC elective conference but it's ordinary people whose fingers will be burnt.
Southeast Asian countires have a goal to integrate their higher education network to give young generations a truly regional experience. Is it possible?
A closer look at the resolution of South Africa's ruling party, the ANC, show that it won't undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.
Artificial intelligence and automation are bringing changes to higher education that will challenge, and may even threaten, traditional universities.
Starting university is a common cause of heightened stress, with many new challenges for students to overcome.
Learning another language is more than just a boost to your CV. It makes you smarter, more decisive and even better at English.
New analysis reveals surprising insights into five key myths and misconceptions about Australian university student graduate outcomes.