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Tertiary students pay top dollar

Tertiary students pay top dollar

If a huge hecs debt or costly upfront payments are not enough, university students also have to pay top dollar for expensive textbooks ANDREW LODIONG writes.

Does university education promote learning?

Does university education promote learning?

Exams are a unavoidable aspect of many university degrees – but do these assessments help or hinder students’ learning? MARIYAM SALMANZADEH reports.

Abbott’s plan for uni education

Abbott’s plan for uni education

The Abbott Government has announced massive changes to Australia’s higher education sector, with plans to abolish the compulsory fee collected by universities to support student services and end Labor’s targets to support disadvantaged students acquiring a university education. ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Election trail: Education cheat sheet

Election trail: Education cheat sheet

Education is one of the most important issues in the coming election – so what are all the parties offering us? ASHLEIGH PISANI gives you a cheat sheet to help you decide your vote come Saturday.

The vilification of the vulva

The vilification of the vulva

Honi Soit, the University of Sydney’s weekly student publication, wanted to address the misrepresentation that female genitalia is given in mainstream media by showing their readers what the average woman’s vagina looked like. JESSICA RENAGLIA writes.

Head of Journalism to leave UniSA

Head of Journalism to leave UniSA

When journalism students return to University after the mid-semester break, someone important will not. Program Director of Journalism, Kathryn Bowd, is leaving her role after 15 years at the University of South Australia. JOHN HUNT reports.

Computer technology shaping university learning

Computer technology shaping university learning

Students of 2013 face a very different study experience to those of 20 years ago and it’s all thanks to one particularly handy invention. HANNAH WEIR writes.

University loans not deterring young Aussies

University loans not deterring young Aussies

The number of Australians aged 18-34 attending an educational institution has almost doubled since 1976, despite the costs of university tuition, according to a study released by the ABS. SARAH PARKINSON reports.

Breaking the barriers

Breaking the barriers

Living in a new place, trying to adapt to a new environment and dealing with different cultures and people can be stressful for international students. YAP TZU GING reports.

University degree no guarantee in the job market

University degree no guarantee in the job market

Job-hungry graduates need more than just a university degree behind them to find work these days, as many qualified but unemployed graduates can attest, writes STACEY CANAVAN.