The federal government is right to focus on improving Australian universities' success rate in commercialising research, but can specific steps itself to help achieve this.
People tend to think of digital media as entertainment, so they devote less mental effort than when they're reading a printed book.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
Mergers and splits involving education and research ministries, like the recent one in Indonesia, have huge consequences. How do other countries govern their national education and science policies?
Nursing students are 90% female, often mature-age students who are still expected to carry most of the housework and childcare load while they study. Something has to give.
Our current quarantine capacity would take six months to handle the return of 150,000 existing students, but 70,000 new students every six months would also be needed to halt the fall in enrolments.
When Australian universities cancel their language programs, they abandon their crucial role in promoting engagement with Indonesia. In the long run, ties between the two countries will suffer for it.
Student loan debt can affect not only the financial health of recent grads but also their mental and emotional health. Three scholars weigh in on the greater costs student loans can have on borrowers.
Losing archives has significant implications in a country like South Africa with a fraught and contested history because voices from the past, which may carry alternative histories, are lost.
Even when the economy is strong, these young adults face economic hardship.
Universities and the international education sector have developed a number of concrete plans to bring international students to Australia. But they have all been shelved without a clear explanation.
South Africa is producing an oversupply of graduates in fields that don't support economic growth.
South Africa's economic challenges and the high number of students from poor and working class families call for a funding model that doesn't create an affordability crisis for students and the state.
The federal government has temporarily widened eligibility for food assistance to more students. Two scholars argue this needs to be made permanent and be accompanied with an awareness campaign.
Transparent selection processes and merit should be emphasised more in appointing vice-chancellors in Nigerian universities.
Treating online education as a cheap alternative to lectures will be a mistake. At first universities will probably have to allow more preparation time and invest more in training and technology.
Universities are a step ahead in having adopted a number of practical changes, but it's clear transformative cultural change in our institutions requires all the expertise they can muster.
More and more Australians are gaining university degrees. And increasingly that means a degree does not guarantee a job, although it did appear to offer some protection against COVID job losses.
Even before the pandemic added to their financial stresses, a survey of international students suggests more than 20,000 were renting beds that are available to them for only certain hours.
Government incentives might boost the numbers of collaborative research projects, but academics also must work on their relationships with industry practitioners to ensure everyone contributes fully.