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Tertiary Education

Why are universities letting people train for industries with no jobs?

The degrees not worth enrolling in

​Community, industry and tertiary education sector must ensure students make informed decisions in course choice.

Spend the day in a studio

In the studio at the Australia Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS).

Artists, musos, actors and performers aiming to build a creative future should get along to these campus open days.

Suburban students pack their bags for uni colleges

Immersed: Josh Mason lives at the University of Melbourne's Ormond College where he has benefited from tutoring, ...

Long commute times, a rental crisis that means an absence of cheap shared housing, and a desire to enjoy university life are combining to prompt more city students to move into on-campus accommodation.

Young people saddled by a higher degree of debt

Graduating to adult life cloaked in debt is the reality for many young Australians.

Post-graduate courses are now almost standard for young Australian students but the debt burden, added to their undergraduate course debt, may saddle them with total debts well above $100,000.

'Second chance' students

University of Newcastle Newstep student Madison Bradshaw hasn't let ill health hold her back.

Madison Bradshaw was diagnosed with epilepsy in year 10 and left school after year 11. It didn't stop her aiming for a degree.

Uni burnout: It's a thing

High achievers can be very self-critical if their grades do not match their expectations.

A little stress can be a great motivator, however some high achievers flame out, victims of their own perfectionist thinking.

Insider's guide to uni cliques

High school's bitchy, excluding types are toast at university.

It can be easy to lose your identity among the in-crowds on campus so here's a few things to know about the social whirl before lectures begin.