The federal government will provide an extra 39,000 university places by 2023 in a package that will restructure the amounts students have to pay for courses.
The gravitational pull of global rankings consumes university energy and attention. But there had to be a better way to measure their value.
For many people, universities remain institutions embodying past imperial practices. Universities have an important role to play in society, and they must do so with society.
A Mitchell Institute report has estimated the proportion of international students in various Australian suburbs, and how much they contribute to the local economy.
While governments have tried to curb universities' autonomy, the institutions have often spent their money unwisely. And now, we face a crisis.
Universities can only credibly claim to be preparing young people for their futures if they take into account the kind of world they are helping to bring about.
Many university teaching labs are empty as students have been moved off campus during the pandemic. There are other ways to put theory into practice, at home and online.
Not all teaching spaces in universities are big enough to allow students to return to normal study as the pandemic restriction ease.
Albertans expect a draft agreement for performance-based funding for universities — but here's why it should be scrapped.
The desire of scholars and universities in Africa to fit into a model imposed from elsewhere may hinder development in Africa.
Picture this change: Through collaborative garden networks, teachers, schools, children, community partners and universities inspire real learning and transformation for a more sustainable world.
Sexual harassment could be harder to prove under new regulations released by the Education Department.
The coronavirus pandemic is highlighting inequalities that exist in academia
This essay explores the way the social contract between universities, society and the state has changed over the course of the 20th century. And how generations of students paid and benefitted.
Kenya's high rate of internet penetration does not reflect the barriers students face in accessing learning materials.
Much more than trophies are at stake when colleges recruit football players.
The government's new funding package for universities is a good first step. But its plan for low-cost online courses is problematic.
The proliferation of sub-standard journals may be attributed to the proliferation of universities in Nigeria and this demands urgent attention.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing companies, universities and even the NBA to break contracts. What does the law say about liability in a situation like this, and does the money have to be returned?
Census data are used to determine federal funding on everything from highway construction to poverty services. With many students heading back to their parents' homes, college towns may take a hit.