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Higher Education

February 23, 2017
Higher Education

Bad education: Universities torn between wisdom and wealth

Australian universities are slowly turning into clones of each other – and in a time when we desperately need new thinking to kick-start a new economy, mass-manufactured degrees won’t cut it. But from amid the arguments about the sector, a glimmer of hope for the future could come from the past.

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February 16, 2017
Higher Education

The future of universities: Money, money, money

In our ongoing series about the future of universities, one issue has been impossible to avoid - the question of how much money universities need, and where that money should come from.

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February 9, 2017
Higher Education

The future of universities: Innovation factories

Ahead of our Autumn Edition's long form investigation into the state of Australian universities, we're getting warmed up by exploring some of the biggest issues facing these institutions. First up - a new pressure to become the innovation factories Australia's economy needs.

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August 2, 2016
Higher Education

A hollow pat on the back

Despite common belief, an abundance of talent and the desire to work hard won’t net a university graduate a job in 2016. Anthony Nocera reports from the increasingly casualised, part-time, sub-contracted job seeker front.

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