The university strikes show how a dispute around a fairly technical employment issue, pensions, can develop a momentum of its own and become a catalyst for a much wider expression of dissatisfaction.
Adult education should never be seen as a luxury.
Scholars suggest that law schools must adopt innovative interdisciplinary curricula alongside implementation of creative teaching methods to address advancements in technology.
The commercialisation of universities in Kenya poses a serious threat to academic freedom.
Food insecurity remains a serious challenge among university students in South Africa.
Like students, academics from working-class backgrounds may also prefer not to work at elite universities.
Black and minority ethnic staff in universities are paid less than their white colleagues.
As I found, academics engaging in fieldwork research are in a particularly vulnerable position.
Universities, industry and government should work together so that knowledge translates into socio-economic benefits.
Not only do some countries perpetrate direct attacks on students and academics but the internationalisation of higher education has also created new global threats.
Scholars propose a new education system centred on human development to end hazing rituals in Indonesian universities.
The ideas about the Fourth Industrial Revolution being punted by the World Economic Forum will fail to contribute to economic growth and job creation, and will amplify existing inequalities.
The climate emergency requires the full mobilisation of scientific institutions, but the persistent compartmentalization between disciplines and difficulties of adaptation hinder their action.
Academics should become intellectual defenders of public interest and role models for civic engagement, scholars say.
Mental health researchers based at Queen's University in Canada and Oxford University in the U.K. are helping universities take the lead in developing improved student mental health care.
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Foreign universities can provide quality education while also opening avenues for global research. However, initiatives must be put in place to make sure they are accessible to all Indonesians.
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