24 April 2012
University teaching never developed into a proper profession, making managerial intervention necessary argues Andrew Norton.
11 April 2012
Demand for undergraduate science courses has grown strongly, but evidence suggests the science jobs boom may be a non-starter.
20 March 2012
Higher education pricing needs to move along an evolutionary path to a more market-based system.
28 February 2012
Higher education is in the midst of profound change, bringing us closer to a market in higher education than at any time in Australia’s history.
24 January 2012
What entitlements should be available to non-citizens with long-term but temporary residence rights?
14 December 2011
The latest review of university funding has not found a convincing basis for allocating higher education tuition subsidies.
8 November 2011
A report by Victoria’s Ombudsman finds problems in the way universities admit and assess international students. The collection of more independent information about student performance will be an important first step in tackling these problems.
12 October 2011
Australian universities hope to improve their positions in world university rankings. But if only research output is considered, students may pay the price.
6 September 2011
Women are becoming the dominant sex in universities thanks to rising enrolments, but men may have nothing to worry about.
11 July 2011