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Keeping it clever

28 November 2015

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A national productivity windfall generated by university research has delivered economic benefits to Australia worth a third of the growth in average living standards over the past 30 years. 266 more words

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Why Australia needs a new model for universities, Raewyn Connell

Reposted from, The Conversation

Australia is in need of a new model for universities.That isn’t the impression you get from the delighted students, contented staff and shining buildings pictured on every university website. 157 more words

Surveillance

LH Martin Newsletter 23 October 2015

Responses by Some Australian Universities to Demand-Driven Policy Reforms

by Prof. Emeritus Frank Larkins

Frank Larkins’ latest analysis on Australian higher education looks at the responses to the demand-driven reforms of 2009. 1,017 more words

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Study highlights importance of international students in Oz

Tuition fees paid by international students studying in Australia account for almost 72 per cent of total tuition fee gains at public universities, according to a recent report by the Grattan Institute. 198 more words

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The resilience of international students, in a society which is not helping them

Education is a highly competitive business. The better the education an institution provides, the more students they have and consequently, the more revenue.

With the increasing numbers of international students in Australia to obtain a decent education, there is also an increasing amount of rules and regulations they must follow in order to study here. 543 more words

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University denies allegations of deliberately failing international students

The University of Sydney has denied allegations that hundreds of its international students unreasonably failed courses in their post-graduate Masters in Commerce degree.

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HE at a glance

16 July 2015

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The Statistics Report on TEQSA Registered High Education Providers (‘the Statistics Report’), released in mid- June, outlines key statistics of the Australian higher education sector in 2013, drawn from information TEQSA holds as part of its regulatory activities. 54 more words

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