Tag: higher education

31
May

Why you shouldn’t give up on education after a career break

There are many reasons why we stop improving our education. But as higher education is being done differently, the excuses are harder to make. Women are enrolling in tertiary studies at a faster rate than men but one of the biggest challenges they face is keeping their educational qualifications up to date later in life. Time pressures and career breaks

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6
May

Australia’s top universities benefiting in the billions from the fees paid by international students

The influx of international students in Australia’s top universities has led to a dramatic increase in plagiarism, a shocking investigation has found.

1
Mar

How is international education impacting Australia?

A recent survey conducted by The University of New South Wales revealed that 54 per cent of respondents wanted to see fewer international students enrolling at Australian universities. While some have speculated this is due to domestic students missing out on university places to their foreign counterparts, it’s important to note that ABC Fact Check found that the amount of

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14
Feb

Could you face going back to school?

At 43, Louise Brinkmann never expected to be stuffing text books into a bag for her first day of class.

26
Sep

Good guide to universities for first-in-family students

The Good Universities Guide first appeared in the early ‘90s, when the Dawkins system was getting going. As universities have expanded enrolments and changed how they teach, the guide has grown with them – providing information for starting students on what it all means.

25
Sep

Support crucial for First Generation students

Going to university is a substantial achievement for anybody but for an individual who is the first in their family to do so, a tertiary education is particularly significant.

24
Sep

State-topping rankings in 2019 Good Universities Guide

The University of Wollongong’s standing among Australia’s leading teaching and learning institutions has been reaffirmed, receiving five stars and ranking ahead of all other NSW universities in several categories in the 2019 Good Universities Guide.

24
Sep

First in family metric rounds out Good Universities Guide

School leavers and others thinking about heading to university now have a new metric to weigh up when considering their study options.

24
Sep

First generation student shares experience as Good Education Guide adds new category

The Good Universities Guide will feature a ‘first generation’ five-star rating for the first time in 2019.

24
Sep

Queensland universities at top of the class for student experience

Queensland universities have proved their mettle against the nation’s best in the latest Good University Guide, released on Monday, with Bond University ranking number one for several aspects of student experience.