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New Zealand cuts funding to free degrees

Storm clouds have brewed in the land of the long white cloud. After the much-heralded announcement of 'free', that is, taxpayer-funded university in October last year, in its May budget, the Labour government froze funding. Perhaps following Australia's lead, the ...

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Hard times call for new funding strategies

Global rankings of Australian universities are already under threat as government cuts cast a long shadow and pressure rises for alternative sources of funding.   By Louis White. Professor Ed Byrne has some bad news for the university sector. The vice-chancellor ...

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