Wollongong University announces it has intervened to approve a Ramsay Centre-funded Western Civilisation degree in an attempt to shut down legal action from the academic union.
The removal of caps on the numbers of students that universities can enrol has led to a surge in drop-out rates, a new report by the Productivity Commission reveals.
It's estimated 18,000 people will die with unpaid student debt over the next 10 years and, at one point, there was a proposal to recover that money from deceased estates.
A link to the film The Sound of Music connects and inspires a young Gold Coast piano prodigy.
Christopher Pyne and Jay Weatherill were on opposite sides of politics, but the pair will soon be sharing teaching duties and an office after being made professors at the University of South Australia.
A French agriculture student wants her family to consider introducing buffalo on their Charolais operation after a stint on a NSW dairy.
Concerns are raised about Charles Sturt University's spending priorities and credibility after a number of conditions were attached to the facility's registration.
The Desperate Housewives star tearfully admits her part in a university admissions bribery scheme that has underscored the lengths some parents will go to get their children into top institutions.
Blaming foreign students for poor English skills is not the solution to improving university standards: a more radical approach should be considered, writes Alexander Gudic-Hays.
The University of Tasmania says a team of senior staff will oversee admissions while an external review into international recruitment is undertaken, after the institution was named in a Four Corners program alleging universities have been waiving their own English standards.