CUC Far West
Community-run centres in regional and remote Australia are having positive impacts on students who were historically under-represented at university and at high risk of dropping out.
All universities face job losses. But the impacts of these job losses are greatest for regional communities.
There are 68 regional campuses in total, located in every state and territory, with the exception of the ACT.
Southern Cross University
Australia’s regional universities face many challenges that need to be addressed at a national level if we’re going to keep feeling the economic benefit from agriculture we felt last financial year.
International students brought an estimated A$28bn to our economy in 2016-17.
Australia is currently experiencing one of the largest booms in international student enrolments, which needs to be sustainable if we’re going to continue to benefit economically.
Central Queensland University and James Cook University are part of the Townsville City Deal signed by three tiers of government in December 2016.
Universities can lead the way in creating opportunities for the economic development of regional cities and outer metropolitan areas under new City Deals.
Graduates of a 2015 Tertiary Entry Program, which paves the way into university courses, with lead author and CQUniversity’s Pro Vice-Chancellor of Indigenous Engagement, Bronwyn Fredericks (fourth from left) and Provost Hilary Winchester (far right).
If we’re serious about closing the gap in Indigenous education, our new research shows the value of building better bridges into universities and vocational education.
Regional students won’t necessarily be able to access the course they want to study.
High school drop-out rates combined with costly travel and living expenses puts regional students at a disadvantage when applying to universities in Australia.
Research shows that female academics and those with family commitments were more likely to be bullied.
A new study shows that academics in regional universities are more likely to experience bullying than their city peers.
Regional universities are worried regional students will be drawn to urban universities if scholarships aren’t centrally pooled.
In the 2014-15 budget, the government announced a new Commonwealth Scholarship scheme. This will require higher education institutions to commit $1 in every $5 of additional revenue to the scheme “to support…