Higher education

Alternate Term Label:
Universities and colleges study and teaching
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Is the Government's plan to charge interest on existing student loans a broken contract?

Greens Higher Education spokeswoman Lee Rhiannon claims the Government's plan to charge interest of up to 6 per cent on student debts amounts to a broken contract.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Do Australian taxpayers subsidise over half the cost of each student's higher education?

Treasurer Scott Morrison asks students to pay more of their own education costs, while claiming taxpayers subsidise more than half the cost of every student's higher education.
Briefing paper

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the STEM workforce

This rapid research information brief synthesises the evidence on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on women in the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) workforce.

Online delivery – key considerations for providers

In addressing key considerations and making decisions, tertiary education providers should continue to act in the best interests of, and minimise adverse impacts to students, while maintaining the quality of learning.

After demand driven funding in Australia: competing models for distributing student places to universities, courses and students

This paper looks closely at the debate in Australia to find general lessons arising from the current drift towards greater political control over how many people make it to higher education.
Position paper

Open for minds: export education and recovery

Eric Crampton presents the case for why the New Zealand Government should quickly reopen the country's borders to international students.

Let’s talk value: how universities create value for students, staff and society

This report was commissioned by Advance HE to contribute to the debate about how universities create value, how they demonstrate the value they create and how they report on it.

Foreign students and technology transfer

This publication focuses on foreign students and technology transfer, which is only one aspect of a broader issue - how to control the outflow of critical technology from the United States without losing benefits such as international scientific cooperation and an open academic and research...

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency’s regulation of higher education

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency’s (TEQSA’s) regulation of higher education.

International student mobility from China and India – the influence of Australian immigration policy, and institutional and family factors on post-graduation destination outcomes

This research has direct implications on policy setting at the national, state and institutional levels in Australia. These include a growing focus on the reputation and global rankings of Australian institutions, the employability of their graduates, labour market access, better engagement with meso-level factors like...