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
How universities can ‘walk the talk’ on climate action
Universities have a responsibility to be national and global leaders in tackling our carbon footprint and climate change, says a University of Melbourne expert.
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.
Food for thought
University students going hungry in Australia was a problem before COVID-19 – it’s time we had sustainable solutions, say University of Melbourne researchers
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.
Australia’s universities need to be free to engage globally
An Australian government veto power on overseas university agreements puts at risk the benefits of international engagement warn University of Melbourne experts
The international students trying to understand Australia from afar
A University of Melbourne student says remote learning means international students miss out on the chance to understand Australia as a country and a culture.
Future proofing Australian students with ‘new credentials’
A new University of Melbourne report offers a new generation of school and university credentials aims to redefine success for school leavers and graduates.
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.
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.