Over the past 20 years the number of international branch campuses (IBCs) have grown like “mushrooms in the rain”. Will their entry be beneficial to Indonesians?
Foreign universities can provide quality education while also opening avenues for global research. However, initiatives must be put in place to make sure they are accessible to all Indonesians.
The prospect of going to university is exciting but it can also be an anxious time. Here are the things you need to know from the start.
Knowing how to plan, write and evaluate your assessments is key.
New students, listen up, here's what you need to know about university essays and assessments.
Australia is losing talent it helped educate when international students graduate and return home.
Australia's university sector is one of the most attractive for international students. So why not try to keep them when they graduate rather than lose the talent we've helped train and educate?
President Obama sought to make the United States the most college-educated nation in the world by 2020.
Efforts to get more Americans to earn a college degree steal attention from what makes up a college education, a historian of education argues.
College students are seeking mental health treatment on campus at record levels.
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A campus psychologist explains why so many students ask him for help after they've failed courses.
About 1 in 10 student loan borrowers default on their student loans.
Roughly 1 in 10 student loan borrowers end up in default on their loans. A scholar of higher education offers tips on how to make that less likely.
Getting into an Australian university is hard enough for many African refugees, completing their degree is even harder.
Australia has settled thousands of African refugees over the years yet fewer than one in ten go on to study in higher education.
Some college rankings focus on how students fare after graduation.
A higher education scholar explains how he came to oversee a set of college rankings meant to take a different tact than the more popular rankings from US News & World Report.
Textbook prices are taking a toll on student finances.
Textbook prices are causing many college students to forego the books they need for class, putting their grades in peril and leading many to miss out on certain courses, research shows.
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Indonesia can learn a lot from Singapore, often regarded as the most influential scientific powerhouse in Asia, on how they manage their research funds.
College rankings often take student caliber into account, an analysis shows.
College rankings are set up to make you believe one college is better than another. But a closer look reveals college rankings may be measuring something entirely different.
Extra education has been shown to pay off in the long run.
Students who plan to get more education than is required for the career they hope to have end up earning higher salaries as a result, a new analysis shows.
A sense of belonging can enhance the college experience.
Engaging with diversity – a key ingredient for sense of belonging on college campuses – may involve discomfort and even tension at times.
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Only 16% of predicted grades are accurate and the current system penalises disadvantaged students and those from minority backgrounds.
Once qualified, men who did a popular engineering-related VET course often worked in high-paid fields such as construction or manufacturing.
Students with lower ATARs generally have lower lifetime earnings. But a Grattan Institute report found low ATAR men could earn more doing a VET course than a bachelor degree in their chosen field.
Humans have always sought knowledge, all the way back to Eve.
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Free inquiry has always been a fraught business, from Eden to Facebook, but is a key component of any open society. It shouldn't be taken for granted.
Higher education remains a significant challenge for refugees.
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Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.
Many of the new proposals would leave the wealthiest students and graduates better off.
Modifying the types of food available to young adults can impact on their dietary behaviour.
Students gain up to 4kg in their first year at university and all the junk food on campus doesn't help. Universities have a responsibility to make healthier foods available to students.