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.
Expressions of interest are being sought from post-confirmation (2nd and 3rd year) PhD candidates in all disciplines to participate in the Tropical Research Network (TRN).
The university sector should be thrown open to the free market, allowing private colleges to access government funding for undergraduate students, under a proposal that could cost up to $800 million, a government-commissioned report says.
The Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) is joining forces with the National Union of Students (NUS) and the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) for a National Day of Action on Tuesday 20 August to champion the cause of publicly-funded and properly-funded higher education.
The Three Minute Thesis competition is on again this year and you can register to compete now! The competition is open to all Griffith University students currently enrolled in a higher degree by research, both doctorates (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), including the Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical and Organisational Psychology) and Masters by Research (including the Master of Philosophy, and the Research Masters in Higher Education, Visual Arts and Music).
The Griffith Centre for Cultural Research (GCCR) and the School of Humanities are calling for papers for the fifth annual GCCR Postgraduate Symposium to be held in November. Papers are wanted from honours, masters and PhD working within the humanities, the arts or conducting cultural research.
The Board of Graduate Research is the senior body within the University which debates and makes recommendations through the Dean, Griffith Graduate Research School to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research),and to Academic Committee on matters concerning the University’s graduate research programs, including matters relating to quality of supervision, graduate research admissions, candidature, examinations, scholarships,
There has been an interesting series of posts on university reform over at Club Troppo by Paul Frijters.