Life for graduate students can be hard work and often isolating, and COVID-19 piled on the pressures. That's when having an academic leader and program dedicated to supporting them proved its worth.
As COVID-19 highlights the importance of continuing education, researchers and business must work together to embrace the opportunities the pandemic presents, says UNSW Chancellor David Gonski AC.
Australia's higher education sector needs significant reform to remove the perverse incentives that have made universities dependent on revenue from international students.
More than 70 of Australia's Laureate professors have signed a letter to the minister for education, Dan Tehan, outlining the flaws in the proposed university reforms.
UNSW Sydney is leading a response to the coronavirus pandemic and the particular disadvantages it creates for women.
JW Neville Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt advises that Australia can use higher education and digital learning to skill up the workforce and build greater capacity in the economy.
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.