Universities and colleges--Finance

Report

21 Nov 2018

This report argues that the international student industry in Australia is in a precarious state because of its high dependence on overseas-student fee revenue and because current enrolment levels are not secure.

Report

14 Aug 2018

This analysis focused on the 2016 academic year, and estimated the impact associated with the universities’ world-class research, the direct, indirect and induced impacts of the institutions’ expenditures, educational exports and the impact of teaching and learning activities.

Working paper

2 Aug 2018

This paper investigates whether changes in funding over the past decade (measured by total expenditure per student) have had an impact on the research output, impact or ranking position of world-class universities.

Report

1 Aug 2018

With a range of new technologies bearing down upon us, huge shifts in the global order under way, longer lives – and potentially longer working lives – it is vital that Australia has a flexible, adaptable tertiary education and training system which gives us the...

Audio

14 Jun 2018

Universities struck by a federal government funding freeze will be forced to go without up to 15% of their base funding.

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

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...

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

13 Apr 2018

This paper casts a historical lens on the development of higher education and its wider socio-economic context during the last century in the UK, the USA and France.

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.

Report

28 Mar 2018

This research paper contains a brief summary of the development of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) and related schemes, including VET FEE-HELP, and includes some relevant statistics, as well as a detailed chronology of changes to the scheme.

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...

Briefing paper

15 Feb 2018

This brief provides an overview for Canadian university administrators of the current problematic state of scholarly journal costs, and proposes some recommendations to address the situation.

Discussion paper

10 Oct 2017

The federal government is seeking feedback on implementation arrangements for the measure to extend the demand driven funding system to approved sub-bachelor courses at public universities.

Audio interview

29 Aug 2017

New Zealand's Labour Party has unveiled its biggest promise of the election campaign, promising to make tertiary education free for the first three years of study.

Report

1 Aug 2017

This paper is a reference tool for those needing to locate specific changes quickly and place them in their chronological context, rather than a definitive history of income support for student in Australia.

Report

20 Jun 2017

This report analyses the results of the financial statement audits of the ten NSW universities and their controlled entities for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Report

7 Jun 2017

This report provides information on the outcomes and findings of the 2016 financial audits of the eight Victorian universities and the 51 entities they control.

Book review

26 Apr 2017

In 2016 and early 2017, a number of articles were referenced on the TJ Ryan Foundation website about the current state and future of higher education. Examples included Dean Ashenden’s Inside Story article ‘ Powerhouse or Gravy Train? ’, which argued that credentialism has been...

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