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
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
Admissions standards have fallen to balance budgets, Adelaide chief argues
Government speeds visas and extends post-study work opportunities
Australia’s universities don’t consider data burden for ‘traffic light’ reports to be excessive, forum hears
Privatisation of debt dubbed a ‘silly idea’ by critics
Australia’s Coalition to review demand-driven system Subscription
New government also aims to cut red tape
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
Higher education could face more cuts after next month’s polls, many fear
Australia’s new higher education minister is to consider re-imposing a numbers caps on undergraduate admissions amid concerns about quality
Consultation to consider use of metrics and case studies in research assessment
New v-c aims to crowdsource strategy via online meet-up
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
Strikers are fighting ‘charter for managerial radicalism’, says academic
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.
Whoever wins the next election, uncapped enrolments and a big student loan book must be addressed, say observers
Australia swapped its higher education quality agency for a body with more powers and a much bigger appetite for detail. A year later, the sector is still eyeing Teqsa warily, reports Paul Jump