Women make up around 55% of enrolments at university. But men are not at a disadvantage. They outperform women after they graduate in terms of both salary and seniority.
Developments in the 80s set the parameters for much of the political discourse around the humanities since.
The government has more than doubled the cost of humanities degrees to encourage ‘job-ready’ graduates. But on what evidence?
Educational inequality in the UK takes root before children even begin primary school.
With HELP debt likely to increase to A$75 billion in 2020, research from the US shows offering students financial literacy courses may be a gentler way to combat student debt.
An administrative link between a graduate’s education and taxation records already exists, and it could be used to give us more accurate and detailed longitudinal analyses of graduate outcomes.
Degree apprenticeships are being rolled out in the UK. They bridge the gap between technical skills, employment and higher education. Is there scope for something similar in Australia?
Double-majoring is thought to broaden your horizons and give you more career options. A new look at seven years of U.S. census data tells us that there may be a financial benefit as well.
Medical students are using virtual reality to help them learn anatomy. But is it the game changing technology some people say it is?
Decolonising the curriculum is far more nuanced than replacing theorists and authors. Universities first need to define how they approach the development and dissemination of curricula.
Two simple yet powerful things students can do to ensure that they have a transformative undergraduate experience, no matter where they go to college.
How do you choose the right university, or the right degree? The whole process can seem daunting. What should you focus on? How do you weigh up the different elements involved?