Australia has a long history of international student education, spurred on by government policy.
Are the Australian government’s successive changes to JobKeeper specifically designed to exclude universities? And if so, why?
Gender, race and rank affect occupational stress.
Changes in South Africa's higher education sector have increased the number and intensity of roles academics take on. This has led to a spike in workload and associated stress.
Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya.
While there is great potential for online higher education to reach many people, caution needs to be paid if online education is to live up to the hype.
The National Tertiary Education Union has agreed to a deal with universities that aims to save at least 12,000 jobs. But universities aren't obliged to sign up.
Hundreds of casual academics have lost work in the COVID-19 crisis. They make up the majority of the teaching workforce at universities but they don't quality for any government assistance.
There are five transitions young people aged 16-25 make between school and employment. Most involve some vocational education and training. Some involve university and others no education at all.
College students don’t have to appear in person to do good.
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With colleges and universities having moved their instruction online due to COVID-19, an ecologist shows how service learning can take place in the virtual world as well.
Australia’s research workforce will be severely impacted by the pandemic, with the effects likely to be felt for years, if not decades.
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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.
Even before this pandemic, international students were exposed to several unique hardships. These are compounded by COVID-19.
Even before COVID-19, use of the ATAR for university entry was contentious. Now it's even more so, and universities need to rely on other ways to admit students.
Alicia Bui runs a clinical test in the Immunology lab at the University of Washington.
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They're conducting research, accommodating testing facilities and turning dorms into quarters for medical professionals while also helping people muddle through hard ethical decisions.
For every $1 lost in university tuition fees, there is another $1.15 lost in the broader economy. This means loss of university revenue can cost the Australian economy more than $40 billion by 2023.
The government's new funding package for universities is a good first step. But its plan for low-cost online courses is problematic.
Nigerian universities should ensure their journals are of a high standard.
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The proliferation of sub-standard journals may be attributed to the proliferation of universities in Nigeria and this demands urgent attention.
Helping international students is in Australia's best interest. Universities rely on them to stay afloat, and in 2018, Australian universities contributed $41 billion to the economy.
Schools may compete more aggressively for students.
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Colleges will likely offer bigger financial aid packages to compete for students amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak, a former admissions officer says.
It’s important to think about what online teaching and learning means for students with hearing difficulties.
Even under the best circumstances, the needs of students with a hearing impairment are often unmet. Here's what lecturers can do to ensure that no students are left behind.
Academics in the diaspora can help revive the often outdated curriculum and contribute to the needs of the modern, knowledge economy.
Through their exposure to new trends in knowledge production, African academics in the diaspora can contribute to equipping African students for the global economy.