The budget splashed out extra money for almost every sector deemed important to economic recovery (or politically sensitive). But with universities in a state of financial crisis, they missed out.
International students have been admirably persistent in studying online for more than a year. But as other countries open their doors, Australia risks losing them if it fails to show they are wanted.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
As the internet continues to alter traditional journalism practices, Nigerian universities must adapt to the times.
Interviews with students, tutors, tech workers and university administrators reveal the problems with online exam monitoring systems — but also show they're unlikely to go away.
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.