Universities and colleges--Study and teaching

Research report

NCSEHE 2017 Equity Fellowship final report
4 Jul 2018

Remote students often have unique knowledge, capabilities and perspectives that are a valuable part of a wider Australian culture. There is a compelling case to explore the great potential that remote Australia, its cultures and people have to offer.

Commentary

26 Jun 2018

Did the Ramsay Centre throw away its best chance by pushing ANU too far?

Chapter

22 Jun 2018

This chapter explores ways in which libraries are responding to the transition from a collections-based model to a more diffuse services-based model. This is in parallel with the evolving influence of the network on student, teacher and researcher practices, and with the shift from print...

Research report

NCSEHE 2017 Equity Fellowship final report
18 Jun 2018

Seventeen recommendations for strengthening evaluation in Indigenous higher education are presented in this report. These recommendations span research, policy and practice contexts, and often sit at the nexus between them.

Working paper

11 Jun 2018

This review of available research on the consequences of student loan debt suggests that student loan debt, particularly in the United States, tends to have a negative impact on people’s lives after university. Specifically, it appears to have a negative impact on career choices, home...

Report

7 Jun 2018

This report explains how the examination of retention, completion and success in higher education has come about. It looks at what the higher education sector is saying about the factors that impact on these issues and makes recommendations about how Australia can further build on...

Working paper

4 Jun 2018

Hiroshima University researchers have investigated perceptions of the public benefits of international students at Japanese universities.

Report

23 May 2018

In Victoria, there are eight public universities, which control a further 50 entities that we are required to audit. This report outlines the results of our financial audits of these entities and our observations for the year ended 31 December 2017. It also discuss asset...

Working paper

23 May 2018

This paper examines the process of making higher education choices in the United States – whether to enter higher education, attend a particular college, or follow a particular route through college. It draws on research findings in the sociology of education, behavioural economics, and cognitive...

Report

1 May 2018

This report explores four divergent, yet plausible, views of Australia’s higher education landscape in 2030. Each scenario introduces different opportunities and threats that challenge our thinking, question our assumptions, and help us think more broadly about the future.

Report

29 Apr 2018

Some students who drop out of university never seriously engage with their course, and needlessly accrue a HELP debt before they leave. This report recommends new ways to protect students from unnecessary financial burdens.

Discussion paper

29 Apr 2018

The main purpose of this background paper is to provide additional information on the Grattan Institute’s statistical analysis of completion of bachelor degrees at public universities.

Working paper

Global cooperation, national competition and social inequality in the World-Class University (WCU) sector
10 Apr 2018

On the world scale, research-intensive universities (World-Class Universities - universities producing at least 1,000 science papers in 2012-2015) now operate as a single network, one that is increasingly integrated and also operates as positive sum, with the leading research nations fostering emerging science countries through...

Journal article

1 Apr 2018

In a resource-constrained and performance-based funding environment, this article argues that communicating value, advocating for library resources, and involving the library in university initiatives has become a critical role for library leaders.

Working paper

27 Mar 2018

From 1 January 2013, students in New Zealand who entered postgraduate qualifications other than Honours were no longer eligible to receive student allowances. We use individual-level administrative data, that includes tertiary enrolment information, student allowance receipt, student loan borrowing, and wage earnings, to investigate whether...

Discussion paper

21 Mar 2018

Only one in four domestic undergraduate students were admitted to courses based on their ATAR in 2016, down from one in three in 2014. This is at odds with the message reinforced by schools, families and the media – that the ATAR is everything.

Commentary

16 Mar 2018

Research partnerships between Australian universities, the Department of Defence and weapons manufacturers may not be ethically justifiable.

Research report

8 Mar 2018

Universities New Zealand has released this Deloitte Access Economics report that assesses the benefits of international collaboration between New Zealand and overseas universities. It finds that collaboration on joint research, and the active encouragement of staff and student exchanges between them, bring strong economic benefits...

Report

6 Mar 2018

On 15 November 2017, the National Symposium: Seeking Asylum and Higher Education was hosted by Melbourne Social Equity Institute. This report highlights some of the main advocacy priorities and suggestions raised by participants at the symposium and offers some next steps to take on this...

Journal article

1 Mar 2018

The revocation of university degrees, whilst once unheard of, has been increasingly employed by Australian universities in the wake of high-profile cheating scandals.

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