The best way to test the impact of student fee deregulation on the university sector is not to compile yet another report, but to try it in specific areas, “learning from doing”, argues UNSW Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer.
University leaders have sound commercial reasons for not selling and leasing back campus buildings to raise funds for capital investment, and the idea this is a magic bullet ignores reality, writes Fred Hilmer.
In the face of an impending crisis in research funding and policy, it is up to universities and researchers to continue to take the case up to government as loudly as possible, writes Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer.
For her "leading role in developing an industry that is now the envy of the world", UNSW Vice-President, Advancement, Jennie Lang, has won the Distinguished Contribution to International Education Excellence Award. OPINION