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Weatherill call for structural reform of SA university sector rebuffed

 22  August 2014

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A call by SA Premier Jay Wetherill for Adelaide’s three universities to consider a full or partial amalgamation has been rebuffed. Nevertheless, a proposal from the three universities proposing the creation of a joint research commercialisation company is expected to be sent to the premier shortly. 386 more words

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Where to now for Australia's universities?

UNSW News    |    27 June 2014

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Through budget cuts and deregulation, the Coalition government may well be about to make life more difficult for Australia’s universities, which  Jenny Stewart of UNSW describes as “no mean achievement”.  1,254 more words

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Civilisation as we don't know it: teaching-only universities

The Conversation    |     3 July 2014

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The Scan has long been a proponent of “teaching only universities” (see One size does not fit all unis… 1,117 more words

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Higher education: a "public good" or "pernicious welfare" ?

20 June 2014

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In this op-ed piece originally published in The Australian, Ben Etherington (Univeristy of Western Sydney) takes issue with John Roskam’s proposition that “ 579 more words

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Higher education policy seminars 2014

6 May 2014

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Has Australia the imagination and will to create and maintain international pre-eminence in higher education? Key issues must be tackled across the next few years if an excellent higher education system is to be designed and built. 446 more words

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