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The thing about fees....

This item from The Scan archive, published in February 2013, has a certain timelessness.

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The Review of Base Funding was charged with, among other things, determining an appropriate “balance of resources” to be contributed by Government, students and others, in a way that would to ensure that fees do not constitute a barrier to participation. 766 more words

Equity

The age of tough love

24 April 2014

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Commonwealth spending will be put to the knife in the federal budget on 13 May as Treasure Joe Hockey outlines a radical overhaul that could slash government outlays by $65 billion a year within a decade. 265 more words

Higher Education Policy

Split on extending CSPs to private providers - and fees

22 April 2014

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The Kemp-Norton review’s recommended extension of Commonwealth subsidies to students attending private for-profit higher education providers has split the public university sector.  816 more words

Higher Education Policy

TEQSA bill deferred

Universities Australia  |     7 March 2014

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The TEQSA reform bill has been referred to the Senate education committee.

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Speaking in favour of the referral, opposition higher education spokesman Kim Carr evoked a “back to the bad… 266 more words

Higher Education Policy

Australian unis fall in ranking

The Australian    |     6 March 2014                                

The Guardian     |    6 March 2014

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Australia’s leading universities have tumbled in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings… 335 more words

Commonwealth Policies

Stirring and shaking Australia's tertiary sector – and the economy

26 February 2014

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In her address to the National Press Club, one of the set pieces of the annual Universities Australia Conference, UA chair Sandra Harding   noted what a bizarre year 2013 was with five ministers and multiple policy gyrations. 4,513 more words

Research