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Australian HE reform could leave students worse off

By Marcia Devlin

Australia is in full election campaign mode. What a returned conservative government means for higher education is a little worrying, although what a change of government means is worrying for different reasons. 1,018 more words

Global Perspectives

Ranking of Australia’s Best Universities released:

Last week the Center for World University Rankings, publisher of the largest academic ranking of global universities, released its list of the world’s top 1000 universities. 230 more words

Immigration To Australia

The business of universities: a work of fiction

What is a university today?

This –

or this –

Hallowed halls or a corporation? Ivory towers or big business?

Yes, these days a university is both and I was part of that transformation of higher education from the 1980’s to 2007 and as a consultant in Asia and Europe until 2013. 229 more words

$20 bln Education Services Sector About to be Testsed

Australia’s education services sector is now a $20 billion export industry as universities and vocational education & training (VET) institutions enjoy double-digit year-on-year growth.  The attractiveness of Australia to international students, particularly those from neighbouring Asia-Pacific nations, is rightly a source of national pride. 634 more words

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

The Scan

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

The Scan