The fund would be established with money from both the federal government and universities, until it was worth A$10 billion.
State and federal education ministers have agreed university offers should not be made to Year 12 students before September this year. Previously they have been made as early as March.
The push to increase enrolments to 1.8 million by 2050 comes at a time when classes are heading online. This makes it harder to foster a vital sense of belonging for students.
Undergraduate writing courses are about learning to think, synthesize and judge the credibility of sources — and interact with an audience.
The Universities Accord final report makes recommendations that could significantly change what many Australian students pay for their higher education.
The Universities Accord final report proposes Australia adopts a ‘needs-based’ funding model. On top of base funding, there would be extra loadings to support equity students.
Equity has been front and centre of the Universities Accord. But it means more than just increasing ‘bums on seats’ in higher education.
The 400-page report is the first broad review of Australian higher education since 2008. It contains 47 recommendations covering ground from course fees, to funding and support for students.
Students should know that a key part of the value of their undergraduate degree lies in taking advantage of all the opportunities for learning that universities offer.
Will the hotels of the future involve fewer front desk clerks and more automated service? A hospitality expert who has written a new book on the subject weighs in.
Universities should shift toward co-operative governance structures that foster collaborative approaches to teaching and research, which can help tackle the crises we collectively face.
Forget tax cuts: students will pay more of their future income in loan repayments – and for up to a decade longer.
All students who apply to university need ‘U’ courses, but Toronto-area research reveals few students with zero Grade 12 ‘U’ courses apply for any post-secondary education at all.
Australia’s flexible and proportionate response to the risks of research espionage and foreign interference balance security with the necessity of international collaboration.
Scholars say Israel’s destruction of Gaza’s schools, universities and museums are part of an ongoing project to destroy Palestinian people, identity and ideas.
Some study the crisis, but all are worried – and frustrated.
Assessment is involved in many of the challenges facing higher education.
Australia’s allies are serious about the risk of research espionage - and one way or another, we need to catch up.
Developing trauma-aware interview skills is part of teaching students how to ethically and sensitively report on traumatic events, and learn how to take care of their own mental health and well-being.
As the professor class has shrunk, so has the number of PhD graduates.