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.
Launch of the new ANU Reporter magazine
This week ANU Reporter launched as a rich digital edition and a radical new look print edition.
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.
Eighteen in the global top thirty
We should all be proud that ANU leads the nation in 10 discipline areas and ranks in the top 30 globally in 18 fields, according to the 2014 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
ANU is a different study experience
My advice to students making their decision about where to study in 2014 is you need to look hard at the facts and not the claims.
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.
Impact of Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines
Around 80 staff and students at ANU count the Philippines as their home country. Our thoughts are with them at the moment.
Self-education cap lifted
The Coalition Government will reverse the cap on tax deductibility of self-education expenses.