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Uncapped system: support for expansion in Australia Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

Review calls for extension of policy to further education and private providers

Exiled v-c fights to return to Papua New Guinea Subscription

27 March 2014 | By

Students protest in support of Dutch-born university head Albert Schram, expelled by the government in 2013

Lifting the cap ‘fails to widen access’ in Australia Subscription

27 March 2014 | By

More students are entering higher education but most places are taken by those from wealthy backgrounds

Row over university link with complementary medicine firm Subscription

13 February 2014 | By

Australian academic resigns as La Trobe signs deal with Swisse, a ‘global wellness company’, to fund centre

Go8 wants fees on high return courses uncapped Subscription

30 January 2014 | By

Australia’s top universities have asked to be freed from price capping for courses with the highest graduate-earning premium

Australian v-c counts costs of uncapped system Subscription

12 December 2013 | By

Admissions standards have fallen to balance budgets, Adelaide chief argues

Australia sets sights on rebuilding overseas student market Subscription

21 November 2013 | By

Government speeds visas and extends post-study work opportunities

No one’s seeing red over Teqsa’s quality checks, says commissioner Subscription

14 November 2013 | By

Australia’s universities don’t consider data burden for ‘traffic light’ reports to be excessive, forum hears

Opposition mounts to Oz plans for student loan sell-off Subscription

7 November 2013 | By

Privatisation of debt dubbed a ‘silly idea’ by critics

Australia’s Coalition to review demand-driven system Subscription

3 October 2013 | By

New government also aims to cut red tape

Tony Abbott win leads to humanities funding fears

09 Sep 2013 | By

Humanities and social sciences in Australia could lose A$100 million (£60 million) in funding following a change in government, it is feared. 

Election gives scant cause for hope Down Under Subscription

22 August 2013 | By

Higher education could face more cuts after next month’s polls, many fear

Rudd regime reviews university policies

01 Jul 2013 | By

Australia’s new higher education minister is to consider re-imposing a numbers caps on undergraduate admissions amid concerns about quality

Australia prepares for (research) impact

22 Jun 2013 | By

Consultation to consider use of metrics and case studies in research assessment

‘Unijam’ strikes mass chord at University of South Australia Subscription

23 May 2013 | By

New v-c aims to crowdsource strategy via online meet-up

Australian higher education hit by large funding cut

16 Apr 2013 | By

A huge cut to the Australian higher education budget announced just months before the next federal election is the largest since 1996, according to umbrella body Universities Australia.

'Core values', not pay, drive the Sydney dispute Subscription

11 April 2013 | By

Strikers are fighting ‘charter for managerial radicalism’, says academic

Adelaide v-c wants end to fixed-time contracts in Australia

05 Apr 2013 | By

Australian academics should not be contractually bound always to split their time equally between teaching and research, the vice-chancellor of the University of Adelaide has said.

Australia’s academy faces day of reckoning over student loans Subscription

7 March 2013 | By

Whoever wins the next election, uncapped enrolments and a big student loan book must be addressed, say observers

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