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Poorer universities – and TAFE – at risk in demand system

Australia’s regional and newer universities have been put at risk of extinction by the recently introduced demand driven funding system, a conference in Sydney has been told. Dr Jamie Doughney, a senior lecturer at Victoria University’s school of applied economics, told the National Tertiary Education Union conference last week he had “great fears” for the survival of the country’s poorer universities in the new system.

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