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Labor's research ideas welcome but sustainable funding needed - UA

Universities  Australia| 15 May 2015

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The Budget reply by the leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, committed to lifting research funding to 3% of GDP by the end of the next decade but stopped short in identifying the commensurate savings measures that would be needed to fund such a commitment, says Universities Australia (UA). 225 more words

Higher Education Policy

The budget in their own words: Universities Australia

12 May 2015

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Research programs take a hit as universities and students left in policy limbo.

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Universities have welcomed a number of positive measures announced in the Abbott government’s second budget but have expressed deep disappointment at cuts to research program and the level of progress made in providing much needed higher education funding and policy certainty. 664 more words

Vocational Education & Training

Teaching and learning excellence could be budget loser

Universities Australia    |    11 May 2015

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Universities Australia (UA)  has expressed dismay at media reports  flagging substantial cuts to the Department of Education and Training including through the possible abolition of the Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) Advisory Committee and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Advisory Council (ATSIHEAC). 170 more words

Higher Education Policy

International education strategy released

16 April 2015

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The draft National Strategy for International Education released by the government in early April has been welcomed by the tertiary sector. The strategy defines three pillars of international education and six achievable goals to underpin Australia continuing to be a destination of choice for students, teachers and researchers. 362 more words

International

Scientists warn on research funding

 5 March 2015

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A group of leading scientists, comprising the National Research Alliance (NRA), has written to the Prime Minister warning that Australia’s research effort is on the verge of shutting down… 185 more words

Universities

2015 National University Finance & Procurement Conference

In a changing world and in an uncertain higher education policy environment, the job of Finance and Procurement Managers and their teams continues to be quite a balancing act. 136 more words

The Scan

Policy and Funding in Australia : If you repeat something often enough, can it become 'the truth'?

By Marcia Devlin

In his poem, ‘The Hunting of the Snark’, Lewis Carroll points out that if you repeat something often enough, it can become ‘the truth’. 820 more words

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