More and more Australians are gaining university degrees. And increasingly that means a degree does not guarantee a job, although it did appear to offer some protection against COVID job losses.
Universities could mine alumni databases to improve individual institutions' work - and raise funds.
The ethical and political reasons to avoid free higher education are unambiguous.
If leaders of educational institutions are concerned about the employability of graduates, they should avoid over-investing in STEM subjects and stop snubbing liberal arts.