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Budget 2023: what’s in it for higher education

More university placements to facilitate Australia's nuclear submarine endeavours and clinical spots to attract nursing graduates were among the key tertiary spends included in this year's federal budget. Treasurer Jim Chalmers handed down his second budget on Tuesday, which prioritised ...

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University admin staff are burnt out

Professional university staff say they facing "crisis" levels of stress and workload in the wake of rolling university restructures and back-and-forth contract negotiations with academics. Last week, thousands of university staff walked off their jobs as part of an ongoing ...

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Tertiary peak bodies call for funding overhaul

Universities and higher education peak bodies are asking for increased funding into research and to scrap the jobs-ready graduate scheme ahead of a major government review. Universities Australia and The Group of Eight (G08) were among the peak tertiary bodies ...

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Universities at a crossroads in handling sexual violence

Students are still facing barriers when reporting sexual assault and harassment on Australian university campuses despite a sector-wide overhaul of institutional policies and support services. Last month marked one year since the findings of the second Universities’ Australia National Student ...

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Rocky road ahead for business school PhD graduates

We recently undertook a comprehensive survey of business school PhD programs across Australia and New Zealand. It revealed that many PhD candidates lack industry experience, there is limited industry funding for research, and doctoral programs are universally oriented to academia. ...

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Davis challenges higher education policy

The nation’s most powerful bureaucrat has challenged the long-term direction of Commonwealth higher education policy which led to Australian universities being very large by world standards, highly reliant on international students for revenue and facing growing financial risk. In a ...

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