Mandarin and calligraphy lessons, or agents of foreign influence and attacks on academic freedom — increasing concern puts a spotlight on China's Confucius Institutes in Australia.
The tides are changing in Australia's billion-dollar wool industry as more young women continue to weave their way into traditionally male-dominated careers.
Queensland's top country high school student says success is not all about study, but more about being organised and taking time to de-stress.
A small primary school is offering an alternative to the mainstream and its teachers say at the end of the day their students do not want to go home.
The Duke University official caused an outrage after sending an email saying Chinese students were "being so impolite as to have a conversation that not everyone on the floor could understand".
NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes blames the state's education standards authority for an error that resulted in the incorrect year published at the bottom of every student's HSC certificate.
A survey of 120,000 university students finds almost three-quarters got a job within four months of finishing last year — but when it comes to getting students a job, not all courses are created equal.
In a bid to improve results in the classroom, Tanya Plibersek says a Labor government would restrict entry to the top 30 per cent of students if the education sector does not take action sooner.
With the days of lax lending standards over and those of increased paperwork checks for borrowers in, experts say a HELP debt could become a bigger liability when it comes time to applying for a home loan.
A massive increase in Chinese nationals arriving on temporary migrant visas, in particular international students, are driving soaring refugee claims, experts say.