Mainstream academic publishing presents many obstacles to Indigenous authors, especially the conventional peer review process — but there are ways to overcome this.
A lack of consistent mentorship models leads to a skills gap which affects the global competitiveness of Kenya's students and graduates.
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.
It has been an uphill battle to make the case for Black studies courses and programs in Canadian universities.
Submissions from students and parents to a select committee inquiry suggest the student accommodation sector is overdue for tougher regulation.
Far from restoring confidence in these institutions, it's likely interventions will just inflame moral outrage
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.
Not everyone needs to be on campus to learn. Governments, which subsidize higher education, need to change their funding models to support affordable remote learning.
Necessity truly can be the mother of invention. A new university president explains how the pandemic forced massive changes at his institution — and why smart use of technology was invaluable.
Nigeria’s academic community is mourning the death of engineering professor and university administrator, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe.
Food insecurity affected many students even before the pandemic hit, with international students the worst hit. But students and universities have shown a lot can be done to end the problem.
The issues dominating public debates about academic freedom are not where the greatest threats lie.
In some cases, big donors are supporting higher education to support a philanthropic strategy that includes racial and economic justice.
On International Women's Day, universities should resolve to lead the way in reshaping workplace rituals, rules and routines to advance gender equality and ensure safe workplaces.
International Women's Day is a time to take stock of what has been achieved and what remains to be done. 2020 was a massive missed opportunity to improve gender equity among university leaders.
A study of 39 Australian universities has found 20 don't have an anti-bullying policy relating to students. Bullying is a problem at universities, but their actions lag behind schools and workplaces.
A veterinary scientist by training, Massey University Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas has turned to the humanities to learn more about Māori. Here she explains why.
The pandemic has negatively affected female and racialized faculty. Universities need to make sure their career advancement doesn't suffer.
Are reparations for slavery enough for colleges to make amends? A scholar argues that access and student loan debt must also be addressed.