ABC, Sydney (7:30), 11 March 2015
Hosted by Leigh Sales
The National Union of Students argue tertiary education deregulation will be unfair to students while the Vice-Chancellors of two major universities discuss the issues of access and suggest funding is an issue that needs addressing.
Video link: http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2015/s4195884.htm
The Australian Financial Review, 17 July 2015
By Vicki Thomson
The Group of Eight (Go8) universities are proud to be recognised globally as Australia's eight leading research universities. We position ourselves as elite but not elitist, as educating tomorrow's leaders not just training tomorrow's workers.
Sydney Morning Herald, 20 April 2017
It's the key question for universities grappling with the Turnbull government's abolition of 457 visas: can they still bring in the big brains they often need from overseas?
As part of the changes ushered in by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday, applicants will be required to show they have at least two years of work experience in their field to be eligible for a temporary work visa.
How to nurture Nobel Laureates? What a question to consider in just seven minutes!
The Go8, which I represent as Chief Executive here today, certainly has some strong and compelling views on the subject….but I thought I should delve into history first.
The Group of Eight, (Go8) Australia’s group of leading research intensive Universities, is pleased Prime Minister Turnbull has recognised the need for stability and continuity in the higher education portfolio by reappointing Senator Simon Birmingham.
The Australian, 20 April 2017
By Julie Hare
Vice-chancellors of the nation’s leading universities say the government crackdown on 457 visas and its removal of more than 200 jobs from its skilled occupation list — including life scientists, civil engineers, historians, microbiologists and archaeologists — would catch world-class researchers and scientists in its net.