New findings show Australians value and support the role universities play in society, want open access to a university place for domestic students and want the next government to review post-secondary education.
A study of more than 500,000 surveys shows university students demonstrate bias against women teachers, and particularly women from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Federal government policies are the biggest barriers to people seeking asylum in accessing higher education in Australia.
In a lively panel discussion at UNSW, university and business leaders from across Australia discuss how higher education institutions can keep pace with the ever-changing demands of the workplace.
Professor Geoffrey Crisp, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) at UNSW Sydney, responds to the 2018 federal budget and restrictions on higher education funding.
Australian universities will face the same criticisms as their British counterparts unless they learn to speak to popular concerns.
In a lively roundtable discussion university leaders from Australia and the UK highlighted the need for higher education institutions to articulate their purpose better to the wider community.
President and Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs has responded to US President Donald Trump's executive order, saying higher education and research are bulwarks against ignorance and inequality.
A new program of cooperation and collaboration with India will see UNSW involved in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate initiatives over the coming decade.
Governments have never been good at deciding how many people can study what, writes Richard Holden.