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Higher education changes a 'fraud on the electorate'

The Conversation     |     2 December  2014

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Stephen Parker, vice-chancellor of the University of Canberra, has been a loud, lone dissenting voice among the vice-chancellors  over the government’s higher education deregulation package, strenuously opposing from the start, describing it as “ 1,280 more words

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An unloved orphan

 4  December 2014

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As was widely suspected it might, despite intensify lobbying, which one senator depicted as virtual harassment, the government was unable to negotiate the passage of its higher education reform package through the Senate.   711 more words

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Fee deregulation is a bad idea, but our universities do need reform

The Conversation | 4 December 2014

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Education minister Christopher Pyne’s scheme for the deregulation of university fees is dead or delayed, writes Hannah Forsyth (Australian Catholic University) in The Conversation. 896 more words

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An open letter to Senators from Universities Australia

Universities Australia    |    24 November 2014

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With the higher education reform package up for debate in the Senate this week, Universities Australia has made a last pitch to Senators arguing the package should be passed with amendments to make it “fair”.   412 more words

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UA 2015 Conference

Organised by the sector, for the sector, Universities Australia’s annual flagship event attracts more than 600 delegates to debate, discuss and reflect on all things higher education policy as well the economic, social, and cultural role that universities play in modern Australian life. 124 more words

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Australian university market report

Study Travel Magazine, February 2013

With the export value of Australian education due to fall until a predicted recovery in 2017, universities are improving their offerings to retain, and sometimes boost, international student numbers on campus, as Claire Twyman discovers.

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