5 June 2014
Higher fees don’t necessarily deter poor students from going to university but we also need to ask whether a degree is the best education option for everyone.
21 June 2013
Science graduates struggle more than most graduates to find work in their field. So why are people calling for more of them?
22 April 2013
Our regulations strangle global higher education trade. Students are the losers.
11 February 2013
It has never been easier to get into an Australian university. But the effect on standards is far from clear.
22 January 2013
Health courses offer the best guarantee of a professional job, writes Andrew Norton
6 November 2012
Never before have women so outnumbered men as bachelor-degree holders. Yet men are still working the longer hours that will give them the most senior positions.
10 October 2012
Grattan’s report on charging tertiary students higher fees was criticised for not using OECD data. But the statistics weren’t right for our research. Here’s why.
21 August 2012
The public benefits from higher education, but individuals with degrees benefit far more. Who, then, should bear the cost of tertiary study?
6 August 2012
Students do very well out of higher education. Why is the government subsidising them to take courses they would take anyway?
10 July 2012
University graduates have higher incomes, better health and more friends than people who never did tertiary study. So why aren’t they more satisfied?