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Australian universities slide down rankings prompts funding warning

Australian universities slide down rankings prompts funding warning

Funding blamed as Australian universities slide or stagnate on global rankings.

  • by Jordan Baker

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Sydney Uni's Ramsay MOU already under fire
University Of Sydney

Sydney Uni's Ramsay MOU already under fire

Sydney Uni's proposed terms of engagement with the Ramsay Centre are already under fire

  • by Jordan Baker
'Very small' Queensland uni at top of the class for student experience
Education

'Very small' Queensland uni at top of the class for student experience

Queensland universities have proved their mettle against the nation’s best in the latest Good University Guide.

  • by Lucy Stone
Must try harder: Why NSW plans for better teachers don't add up
Opinion
Opinion

Must try harder: Why NSW plans for better teachers don't add up

The NSW government says it wants to improve the quality of teachers. So why does it keep putting more obstacles in their way?

  • by Elizabeth Labone
You protest, you pay: Education Minister's bid to bolster free speech at universities
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Dan Tehan

You protest, you pay: Education Minister's bid to bolster free speech at universities

Dan Tehan said those who "disrupt" campus events should have to foot the bill for security costs incurred by organisers.

  • by Michael Koziol
Seven children, university boss: the work-life balance of Michael Spence
University Of Sydney

Seven children, university boss: the work-life balance of Michael Spence

"I really do not want written on my tombstone that I was a good vice-chancellor ... What I am as a husband and as a father - that counts," says Spence.

  • by Jordan Baker
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How universities lower teacher standards by focusing on profit
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How universities lower teacher standards by focusing on profit

Certain universities have lost sight of their societal duty and view teaching degrees as income streams rather than training grounds for future leaders.

  • by Rob Stokes
'There's no problem': Labor rejects case for new free speech rules at universities
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University Of Sydney

'There's no problem': Labor rejects case for new free speech rules at universities

Labor's university spokeswoman Louise Pratt said recent controversies showed free speech was "alive and well".

  • by Michael Koziol
WA man awarded honorary degree for his role in Thailand cave rescue

WA man awarded honorary degree for his role in Thailand cave rescue

A Perth vet has been awarded an honorary degree by Murdoch University for his role in the rescue of 12 children and their soccer coach who were trapped in a flooded Thailand cave.

  • by Ryan Johnson
University free speech rules 'definitely worth considering', says Human Rights Commissioner
Religious freedom

University free speech rules 'definitely worth considering', says Human Rights Commissioner

Education Minister Dan Tehan will advocate a US-style charter to protect free speech when he meets vice-chancellors this week.

  • by Michael Koziol
Discussion but no vote on Ramsay MOU
University Of Sydney

Discussion but no vote on Ramsay MOU

There will be university-wide consultation, but no vote, on the Ramsay MOU.

  • by Jordan Baker