In response to plans by the Abbott Government to cut higher education funding, Vice Chancellor Ian O’Connor has vowed that Griffith University will maintain tuition fees at the current level for domestic undergraduate coursework students enrolling in the 2014 mid-semester intake.
A new personal safety campaign targeting international students will begin screening in a Brisbane cinema complex, months after two high-profile killings of foreign students.
Stephen Fanjaya is an international student from Indonesia, who has been living in Sydney for the past three years. In that time he has held about 15 different jobs, changing frequently due to underpayment.
Higher Degree by Research students are being asked to foot the bill for their Masters and PhD qualifications as a result of the 2014-15 Federal Budget, with the Research Training Scheme to be slashed by $173.7 million and RTS places added to the HELP scheme from 1 January 2016.
STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO THE 2014 FEDERAL BUDGET
Higher education experts are mixed in their responses to the federal government’s 2014 budget handed down by Treasurer Joe Hockey tonight.
The deaths of two international students in Brisbane’s CBD fringe has spurred one inner north resident’s call for safer streets.
Australia hasn’t twigged to it yet, but the Abbott government is about to announce the most dramatic changes to the higher education sector in decades.