Participation in higher education

Ditch the widgets. Start investing in their amazing futures

By Daniel Edwards

The cost of teaching a student from a low SES background is significantly higher than for more advantaged

Is this now the Federal government’s most bone-headed idea ever?

By Inger Mewburn

Apparently international PhD students in Australia now have to seek ministerial approval to change their thesis topic or

Six factors that impact student mental health

By Wendy Larcombe

For one in three university students in our study, their experiences are negative. This appears to contribute to a spiral of stress, disengagement and mental health difficulties.

Education in Australia needs to change direction NOW, before it’s too late

By John Fischetti and Scott Imig

We believe the next five years are vital to the future of education in Australia. As we see

Teacher selection and education set to be worst hit by Pyne’s uni fee deregulation

By Judith Gill

I believe it is of great importance that we preserve the public charter of our tertiary sector and

Raising aspirations not the solution to low participation rates of rural students in higher education

By Cherie-Lynn Hawkins

  Getting more Australian girls from country areas into higher education will take more than just raising their aspirations. In recent times there has been discourse and policy around how to address low participation in higher education; especially for disadvantaged students from rural and remote locations in Australia. Raising aspirations is one strategy suggested. These