Australia’s universities must become more welcoming
Welcoming Universities is a new initiative in Australia that aims to encourage refugees and asylum seekers into university, says University of Melbourne expert
Students continue to campaign for change in Myanmar
A year since the Myanmar military coup, Australia’s Myanmar students are still pushing for change, often at a personal cost, say University of Melbourne experts
International students enhance Australia’s universities
Highlighting the strengths of international students will emphasise how much they enrich Australia’s education sector, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Australia’s future as a destination for international students
University of Melbourne experts say it’s time to take stock of the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia’s reputation as a destination for higher education.
Being a student during COVID-19
A new online exhibition of photos from students at the University of Melbourne documents the experience of life and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How can we help students connect?
University of Melbourne research shows it's hard for both local and international students to make friends on campus without intervention from teaching staff.
It’s complicated: Academic freedom and freedom of speech
Academic freedom and freedom of speech are sacred for universities; but this responsibility is often complex according to a University of Melbourne expert.
Academic freedom & free speech in Universities
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast explores the state of academic freedom with Professor Adrienne Stone and John Roskam.
Universities must stand firm as radically inclusive communities of knowledge
Universities are engines of prosperity and social mobility, but their role as establishers of truths, or challengers of concepts and beliefs is under threat.
How Australia got so many law schools
The number of law schools in Australia is a reflection of higher education policy, say University of Melbourne experts.