Universities face growing costs but no prospect of increased funding.
International students frequently face challenges finding suitable places to live. Instead of blaming them, the government should be helping them.
Courses such as nursing, teaching and social work require students to complete full-time, unpaid work experience to graduate. This often means they have to give up paid work.
Local governments have far too often been let off the hook for approaches that discreetly limit where students may live.
Faculty and university staff are embedding training to prevent gender-based and sexual violence into curricular goals of both arts and STEM classes.
Management jobs are proliferating much faster than other roles. But behavioural research shows the extra box-ticking can leave employees feeling stressed, patronised and demotivated.
Higher education institutions are not explicitly included within the UK’s anti-money laundering regulations.
Many young people feel unsure and overwhelmed about life after school. A new questionnaire can help parents, teachers and carers talk to students about their career choices.
There is increasing alarm over the lack of progress around sexual harassment and assault on Australian university campuses. Much of the focus so far has been on students but staff are also at risk.
One of the headline ideas floated by the Universities Accord is a second national university for regional students. This would be on top of the existing Australian National University.
The Universities Accord draft report says universities have an ‘obligation to students to foster belonging’. It also notes ‘too few’ Australians are completing their degrees.
Overhanging the whole accord debate is the question of increasing public funding for universities and academic research in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis.
Secondary publishing rights could facilitate immediate open access to publicly funded research and foster global innovation and discovery.
The Universities Accord wants to make sure ‘talented people’ do not miss out on getting ‘life-changing qualifications’. This is where enabling programs can help.
From commerce to public policy, cuts to New Zealand’s university humanities departments will have repercussions well beyond the so-called ‘ivory towers’.
The Universities Accord review wants universities and vocational education providers to collaborate more. It talks of ‘seamless’ transitions for students.
On Wednesday, Education Minister Jason Clare released a much-anticipated report on universities.
New research from The Smith Family tracks a group of young people, two years after finishing high school.
Students doing a “sandwich degree” can spend a year between their second and final years at university in employment.
The relationship between universities and performing arts training in Australia has often been uneasy or contentious.