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Australian unis’ escalating crisis over international students

Australian unis’ escalating crisis over international students

Chinese enrolments are expected to plummet. Indian students are facing huge difficulties after visa changes. The question for Australia’s higher education sector is: what's next?

Chinese international students are not a ‘problem’ to be solved

Chinese international students are not a ‘problem’ to be solved

Take it from a tutor: the media's obsession with Chinese students is misguided at best and racist dog-whistling at its worst. 

Do unis continue to lower the standards for teaching degrees?

Do unis continue to lower the standards for teaching degrees?

Was Labor's Tanya Plibersek correct when she claimed that "marks to get into teaching are getting lower + lower"?

New performance tests for university funding

New performance tests for university funding

Good morning, early birds. The government will announce a new university funding scheme tied to performance tests, and China issues fresh threats. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison’s election win

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison’s election win

Scott Morrison’s appeal to those with a lower level of education more than compensated for his lack of appeal to highly educated Australians.

The Ramsay Centre’s curriculum erases Jewish works

The Ramsay Centre’s curriculum erases Jewish works

There are a lot of unanswered questions about the Ramsay Centre's curriculum. Chief among them: why does it expunge Jewish heritage in the formation of Western culture?

Cutting the migration rate won’t fix our infrastructure, but what will?

Cutting the migration rate won’t fix our infrastructure, but what will?

Crikey readers respond to the government's proposed migration rate "quick fix", and the call for independence by the ABC.

Nothing to see here: inside the Ramsay Centre’s proposed curriculum

Nothing to see here: inside the Ramsay Centre’s proposed curriculum

Debate around the proposed Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation seems endless, but does its intended curriculum even hold water?

Koukoulas: penny-pinching on education leaves the nation lagging

Koukoulas: penny-pinching on education leaves the nation lagging

Discouraging students from higher-education doesn't just hinder their earning potential, it jeopardises our future economy.

Neoliberals can’t endlessly cut uni funding and expect a smart, well-educated Australia

Neoliberals can’t endlessly cut uni funding and expect a smart, well-educated Australia

The government's continuing war on higher education funding reflects a decades-old mentality that universities only have economic value.