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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

SRHE News Blog

How to break the higher education impasse

The Conversation   |    9 February  2015

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The fragile consensus within Universities Australia around support for the government’s fee deregulation package has begun to fracture (it was always chimerical), with Victoria University vice-chancellor Peter Dawkins proposing a “third way” between a high degree of regulation and unfettered regulation that combines managed deregulation with a stronger equity package and oversight. 851 more words

Higher Education Policy

Newcastle quits IRU

The Australian     |      22 December 2014

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Newcastle University has quit the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group saying it would rather advocate for its own particular interests in light of proposed government funding cuts and fee deregulation. 277 more words

Higher Education Policy

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

Higher Education Policy