Australian university reforms to slash funding for environmental studies

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated July 1 2021 - 4:14pm, first published July 10 2020 - 5:00pm
Honours student Jack Livingstone is concerned the quality of education in environmental science will be diminished when funding is significantly cut under federal government reforms. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

University environmental studies courses will have almost $10,000 less funding per student under the federal government's higher education reforms, a move that educators say is another blow to the environment.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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