Now the war is over, academia has a special role to play in securing the peace.
Historians may not be the media stars they were in the 1980s, but understanding our history remains vital to understanding ourselves.
Global economic realities shouldn't deter African universities from continuing to push for massification. But they must do so armed with knowledge, lessons from elsewhere and strong funding models.
Student funding processes must be opened up to public scrutiny and participation if they're to succeed.
If we're serious about closing the gap in Indigenous education, our new research shows the value of building better bridges into universities and vocational education.
There are a number of factors outside the academy that hold first-year university students back. Addressing these can improve retention rates.
How do you choose the right university, or the right degree? The whole process can seem daunting. What should you focus on? How do you weigh up the different elements involved?