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Student fee changes up for debate

They were a suitably contrarian trio. Professor Glyn Davis, vice-chancellor of the University of Melbourne, Sophie Johnston, president of the National Union of Students, and Andrew Norton, higher education program director at the Grattan Institute, graced the stage at the ...

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IRU says demand-driven uni system working

On the fifth anniversary of the demand-driven university quota system, introduced by Julia Gillard’s Labor government, there are mixed feelings about its efficacy. On the one hand, Conor King, executive director of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU), claims it’s a ...

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Maths teaching drained by gender inequity, ageing: AMSI

Gender inequity will exacerbate shortages in the mathematical workforce caused by an ageing population, a new report from the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute has warned. AMSI director professor Geoff Prince has quoted figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics that show ...

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