Bringing uni research to market
Research commercialisation is core to universities, but broadening goals beyond just revenue generation could lift success says a University of Melbourne expert
What is a fair amount for university students to pay?
In the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, a panel of experts consider cuts to higher education in the 2017 Federal Budget.
Asking the right questions of big data in education
Universities have seized on big data to count every click their students make in learning management systems, but the focus needs to be on improving learning.
Making universities worth it
If higher education is to be properly valued in society institutions must be more transparent on what they do and how they perform.
Reigniting higher education admissions reform
As the school year draws to an end, so the debate around reforming the admissions process to universities needs to be reignited.
A.C. Grayling on higher education
Who should pay for university education? The taxpayer or student? Professor A.C. Grayling joins Professor Glyn Davis to discuss this and other campus issues.
Countdown to spaceshot
University of Melbourne engineering, law, education and business students are focusing on launching an innovative satellite network.
Changing face of Indigenous education
59 years after Australia's first Indigenous student graduated, the University of Melbourne now enjoys the highest cohort of Indigenous students in the country.
Knowing the value, but not the cost
Australia's ongoing debate over how to sustainably fund higher education has focused on who should pay and how much without anyone knowing the cost of a degree.
Walking strong in both cultures
Despite 'tall poppy' attitudes that can occur in some Indigenous communities, research shows stereotypes imposed by mainstream Australia are most limiting.