The University of Tasmania begins offering foreign students the chance to "jump to the head of the queue" if they pay upfront, while existing students are told to look on Gumtree for accommodation, as the university cannot guarantee them a place to live.
The man behind a $10 million donation to Southern Cross University says he will not try to influence what is taught in holistic medical courses.
Each year hundreds of thousands of Chinese students flock to Australia to study, lured by promises of enhanced career prospects. They spend tens of thousands of dollars on what is sold to them as a life changing experience — but are they getting what they pay for?
Education Minister Dan Tehan says researchers must prove their work will "benefit us in the long term" before getting Government funds, but Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty questions the decision-making around what is in the national interest.
The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia decide against merging after failing to reach an agreement during collaboration talks.
Students from Indonesia and Australia collaborate on a unique collection of modest garments they hope will change the industry's perception of Islamic fashion.
A new partnership between an Adelaide university and one of the world's largest arms manufacturers is described as "disgraceful", with the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) joining the fight against militarisation of Australian universities.
The story of a Melbourne university student, who described having raw meat thrown at her at 3:00am by men who knew she was vegan, leaves members of the Q&A panel "dumbfounded".
In Paola Guerrero's speeches to youngsters, she asks if they are valiente (brave) enough to help save the planet. The Colombian physicist told Andrew J Wight how she found herself at the end of the Earth, reading 800 children's letters to penguins.
Students who leave high school with the lowest scores — some close to zero — are being offered places in teaching degrees at universities, a secret report finds.