Many Australian students specialise before they’ve had a good general education. American undergraduates do get that, and perhaps Australia has gone too far down the path of early specialisation.
Whether someone is menstruating is none of your business. Even inquiring about it reinforces attitudes and assumptions that hold women back.
In economics classes, relentless growth is an unquestioned dogma. Yet this same economic growth is rapidly ripping apart the ecological foundations of our world.
At least in the short term, employment opportunities for graduates seem to be increasing.
Rigorous they may be, but the new style of exam still leaves students with gaps in their learning skills.
A new government program will create 10,000 work placements for undergraduates in only business and STEM subjects. Why not fund students to innovate in the social sector too?