Laureate's growing global network of institutions

Laureate Education has quietly become an 800,000-student behemoth and a major player in global higher education. So what is the company, exactly?

Australian university's partnership with American academic health center graduates its first class

U. of Queensland graduates its first class from its clinical school in Louisiana as medical education in general grows more international.

Australia sees renewed push on study of Western civilization


New center seeks to influence curriculum shifts in recent years, which have focused on Asia and on the country's Aboriginal heritage. Some question whether country needs more study of white men.

To improve Ph.D. completion rates, Australian universities use metrics on their supervisors

The key may be tracking the performance of those who supervise doctoral students.

Use of 'casual' (adjunct) instructors spreads in Australia

Australian universities' use of adjunct instructors grows much faster than other types of faculty employment -- especially for teaching-only positions.

Study finds researchers in Britain and Australia skip the truth to get research grants


Seeking to win funds, researchers in Australia and Britain regularly exaggerate and lie about impact of their projects, study finds.

Study finds Australian universities have high demands for academics


Study analyzes job ads to show just how much is expected of an aspiring academic.

Australian universities balk at suggestion that funds be tied to retention


As Australian candidate suggests linking government funds to student retention and job outcomes, university leaders warn of unintended consequences.

New reports consider whether Australia's quest for international student tuition revenue is eroding standards

Australia considers whether the quest for tuition revenue from abroad is eroding standards.

Leaders of Australian universities see pay rise as they seek more tuition funds

As country's universities seek federal permission to raise tuition, their chief executives are seeing their pay increase sharply.


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