The tradition of awarding honorary doctorates highlights unpalatable truths about the role of universities in reproducing social inequality.
Just what does it mean for students to feel as if they “belong” on campus? A researcher weighs in.
Language electives have fewer enrolments compared to other subjects in Australia. New research suggests students are interested in studying languages, but can’t.
Universities have seen a decade of cuts and unfavourable policies under the Coalition government. Here’s what the major parties should be promising now.
Students often built their timetables around their caring responsibilities.
Education can improve wellbeing – and job prospects.
College savings plans – known as 529s – can be effective for certain families. Still, it pays to know the ins and outs of how the plans work, an expert says.
College presidents worked both at the forefront and behind the scenes in fighting for African Americans’ civil rights in the 1960s.
A recent study found that an unexpected run in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament can boost enrollment.
As we observe with the war in Ukraine, humanities skills are crucial for understanding 21st-century problems.
Colleges do a poor job of screening applicants for prior history of sexual misconduct in the workplace. A sociologist and a law professor explain how that can change.
The solidarity that emerged between lecturers and students should be preserved.
The goal posts for black women at historically white higher education institutions are constantly shifting.
The government’s proposals may affect the most disadvantaged students.
We live in a digital and distributed world. Universities must adapt to that reality to do a better job of meeting today’s educational needs.
An expert weighs in on how colleges can lower their chances of being hit by surges of COVID-19 cases after spring break 2022.
Faculty in a cross-country survey recommended modifying metrics used to gauge productivity to account for the differential impacts of the pandemic on women and racialized faculty.
Many Indonesian women want to pursue higher education, but structural barriers remain.
After 50 years as a university teacher, researcher and student, Raewyn Connell wrote a book, The Good University. Today, universities face a more toxic set of challenges than she has ever seen before.
Community college students reveal some of the top reasons why they leave school without a degree.