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University student finances in 2012

Around two-thirds of students have reported incomes below the poverty line as student debt soars by almost 30 per cent in just six years according to the findings of the University Student Finances in 2012 report. Summary: According to Universities Australia's comprehensive report, soaring personal...

Regenerating the academic workforce: the careers, intentions and motivations of higher degree research students in Australia

Abstract The main findings of this report are based on the outcomes from the National Research Student Survey (NRSS) conducted in June 2010 across 38 of the 39 universities in Australia. In total 11,710 Higher Degree by Research students (those enrolled in PhD and masters...

International student security: globalization, state, university

This paper looks at the human security of students who cross national borders for the purposes of formal study.

Involving students in peer review: Case studies and practical strategies for university teaching

This guide has been developed as a resource for teaching staff and course/subject coordinators who are considering integrating student peer review in their subjects. While the case studies and tools described in this booklet are specific to the University of Melbourne, the discussion has broad...

International trends in establishing the standards of academic achievement in higher education

This report presents a snapshot of international trends and activities in the setting, measurement, and reporting of academic achievement standards in higher education. This report was prepared for the Australian Universities Quality Agency during July 2009, and presents a snapshot of international trends and activities...