Tag: higher education

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.

14
May

Healthcare continues to explode, while education offers opportunities

Australia is in the midst of a healthcare boom and it is showing no signs of slowing down.

26
Feb

WA uni students flocking to healthcare courses as enrollments more than double over 12 years

Growing numbers of students are flocking to study healthcare courses at WA universities, an analysis of enrolment trends reveals.

1
Dec

USQ comments on student completion rates

The University of Southern Queensland has labelled a Federal Government report showing the university’s low completion rate as “misleading”. 

6
Sep

Higher learning is a societal good for all

Education Minister Simon Birmingham is being disingenuous when he says: “Less than half of all school-leavers go to uni so that’s a lot of taxpayers providing funding for a public good”.