COVID-19 and universities

Broken but alive – COVID’s gender impacts in Australian universities now

By Emily Gray, Jacqueline Ullman, Mindy Blaise and Joanna Pollitt

“Two days to pivot online, it’s business as usual. We care about you, but your student evaluation scores are low. We’re in this together – where are your three research outputs?”

Five Ways to Rethink Online and Blended Learning Post-COVID

By Erin Leif

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian universities rapidly shifted to online models of learning and teaching. Some

At least six ways COVID has crushed higher education (now university managers make it worse)

By Fiona McGaughey, Richard Watermeyer and Kalpana Shankar

Even less work-life balance, anxiety around online skills, fears the pandemic will be used to crush academic autonomy

COVID-19 has destroyed academic careers & stalled equity in our universities: Death knell or opportunity?

By Troy Heffernan

In mid-March, my university sent me and my colleagues home to work remotely for what everyone thought would be a week, maybe ten days. It was meant to be just enough time for Victoria to get on top of the virus that was increasingly in the news. More than 280 days later, most of us