Universities and colleges

Guide

20 Jul 2018

This set of guidelines will help Australian universities to strengthen their support for students who report sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

In land use, design and development terms the modern university in Australia is a fixture in all urban environments including central business districts, inner city, middle ring, outer suburbs, and regional towns. The predominant spatial pattern in the university expansion era of the late 1950s...

Working paper

12 Jun 2018

This paper outlines the functions of modern universities and militaries before delving into the issues arising for academics seeking to undertake research into military matters.

Report

8 Jun 2018

This report analyses the results of our audits of financial statements of the ten NSW universities and their controlled entities for the year ended 31 December 2017.

Submission

5 Jun 2018

Universities New Zealand has made this submission to the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. The submission outlines a number of key points, which are both issues and opportunities for improvement.

Report

29 Apr 2018

The Regional Universities Network (RUN) engaged the Nous Group to undertake analysis on the effects of the RUN on jobs and productivity in regional Australia. This short report presents these results, which demonstrate the capacity of the RUN to educate and place graduates in jobs...

Report

29 Apr 2018

RUN universities contribute an additional $1.7 billion to Australia’s economy. Seven out of ten RUN graduates will go on to work in a regional area.

Other text

20 Dec 2017

In November 2017, the Sex Discrimination Commissioner wrote to all 39 Vice Chancellors to request information about what actions their university had taken in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Change the course report. This audit document outlines the responses.

Research report

20 Dec 2017

This report analyses the field of study of domestic graduates in the New Zealand tertiary education system between 2008 and 2016.

Fact sheet

14 Dec 2017

This factsheet looks at what New Zealand's young international graduates do in the first ten years after they graduate, by qualification level and field of study.

Report

8 Nov 2017

This report, examining the experiences of Asian Australian academics, found that 63% believe they are not appropriately represented in university management.

Submission

15 Oct 2017

The Regional Universities Network (RUN) is of the view that regional development and decentralisation policy and programs could be improved by better harnessing the expertise and resources of regional universities.

Report

2 Oct 2017

This document provides a digest of the interviews carried out as part of the SCONULLeadership Task and Finish Group work on the ‘view from above’. The interviewees were either vice-chancellors or senior members of the executive of a range of universities.

Journal article

1 Oct 2017

This study explores the experiences of Australian general practitioners (GPs) with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) about their choice to abandon or pursue an academic career.

Guide

Australia, New Zealand and Pacific edition
22 Aug 2017

This guide highlights the important role universities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific have in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and provides practical guidance on how they can accelerate their contributions.

Research report

Issues, challenges, opportunities and recommendations from research funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
9 Aug 2017

Introduction

The number of students with disability in Australian higher education have increased rapidly in the last decade, but institutions are often finding it challenging to meet best practice.

Research sponsored by the NCSEHE has uncovered new issues and challenges, as well...

Report

1 Aug 2017

At the request of Australia’s 39 universities, the Australian Human Rights Commission has conducted a national, independent survey of university students to gain greater insight into the nature, prevalence and reporting of sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities.

Article

1 Aug 2017

Universities must act to prevent sexual assault and harassment from happening in the first place, writes Michael Flood.

Submission

31 Jul 2017

Regional adaptation and development could be improved by better harnessing regional universities through the formal recognition of the institutions in regional development policy, including in place-based policy and programs, such as in the UK’s City Deals or European Smart Specialisations.

Journal article

12 Jul 2017

Looking at social media posts on Yik Yak, this article looks at common threads of social dynamics, expectations of quiet space, and frustration with studying, all of which increase our understanding of student experiences in US and international libraries.

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