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.
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.
The stock market’s weak performance at the end of 2022 may have made donors less willing to give.
A college administrator offers insights into the rocky rollout of the Department of Education’s supposedly ‘simplified’ financial aid form.
We all need to understand that ranking is not objective and true. University rankings are massively overvalued, and reinforce global, regional and national inequalities.
Assessment is involved in many of the challenges facing higher education.
As the professor class has shrunk, so has the number of PhD graduates.
Self-advocacy and taking initiative have proven critical for autistic students who are also gifted, new research shows.
PhD students with caring responsibilities faced an increased risk of depression during the pandemic.
About two-thirds of students admit to plagiarizing material. Faculty are expected to know better, but they do it, too. How should universities respond?
Threats from disappointed donors over the language used during campus protests about the Israel-Hamas conflict have become angrier and more public than in the past.
We uncovered some significant and often devastating insights into how young Australians – particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds – have experienced the ‘push’ towards university.
Most of the Klan’s victims were African American, but many other groups have been targeted during the hate group’s century and a half of history.
Major examinations have been a part of education for centuries. New research looks at arguments for and against end-of-semester exams in universities.
The Australian government is aiming to rein in the post-COVID boom in international students in its new migration policy.
Many of the Americans getting this debt relief are nurses, teachers, first responders, Peace Corps volunteers and social workers.