The deregulation debate
Higher education is front and centre in the debate over the Federal Government’s budget. The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has outlined a reform agenda which is probably the most significant in the history of higher education in Australia.
Higher Education Budget 2014
The 2014 Federal Budget has outlined the most sweeping reforms of the Higher Education system in decades.
Excellence through diversity: Funding flexibility the key
As we approach the point where 40 per cent of our young people will have a university education, we need to start asking some hard questions about whether our present higher education system really serves our students and the nation as well as it might.
Australian research and Australia’s future at the cross-roads
We are all aware of the challenging fiscal environment facing Australia and the difficult decisions Treasurer Hockey will need to make in fashioning the upcoming Budget.
Enhancing Gender Equity at ANU
I’m proud that we now have more women in senior leadership roles at ANU than ever before, but we still have a long way to go.
2013 in review
As we approach the end of the year, it is worth reflecting on what has been both a remarkable and very busy year for ANU.
Chair of the Group of Eight
I have recently been elected to serve as the Chair of the Group of Eight.
Self-education cap lifted
The Coalition Government will reverse the cap on tax deductibility of self-education expenses.
World University Rankings
The QS World University Rankings 2013/2014 released this morning show that ANU remains among the top 30 universities in the world, ranked 27th globally.
As you read this, I will be in China visiting some of its top ten universities.