The soft power of education
Australia has been consistent about the way education can build our nation’s soft power, but University of Melbourne experts say this approach needs updating.
The unique value of Indigenous knowledge
A University of Melbourne expert says Australian universities are still missing out on genuine two-way learning with local Indigenous knowledge.
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.
A year on from ‘YES’: What still needs to change on campus?
A year on from Australia voting 'yes' for same sex marriage, a University of Melbourne expert says education and health settings still need to be more inclusive
Cross-examining western thinking
The notion of ‘western civillisation’ has divided modern historians; a University of Melbourne expert says we need to explore and question ‘western thinking’.
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.
Financial anxiety widespread among university students
Many students are struggling financially, according to a new Universities Australia survey conducted by University of Melbourne researchers.
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.