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Regional universities focus on Tokyo offices

Japan

More and more universities outside the metropolitan area such as those in the Kansai and Kyushu regions are opening offices in Tokyo. These universities aim to use their Tokyo offices as bases to support students’ job hunting in the metropolitan area and industrial-government-academic cooperation. At the same time, as the nation’s birthrate has fallen and research projects are becoming more ... Read More »

Regional universities push for pool of equity scholarships

Australian Catholic University

BY ANDREW TROUNSON Regional universities are pushing for equity scholarships raised from higher student fees to be pooled to fund programs across all universities, rather than the extra fee money being kept by elite universities to fund their own equity initiatives. In 2016 the government will require universities to put at least 20 per cent of additional tuition fee revenue ... Read More »

Australia: Regional unis feel the heat from budget changes

Australian Universities

As students hold a day of protest against changes to higher education, regional universities have spoken out against the budget, fearing they and their students will be out in the cold. Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his education minister Christopher Pyne were forced to abandon a visit to Deakin University in Geelong, Victoria, over security concerns as protests kicked off ... Read More »

Universities back Abbott plan to look at teacher training

Australian Universities

The peak body for regional universities has backed an Abbott Government plan to address teacher training, but has urged a new advisory group to look at state government as well. Education Minister Christopher Pyne this week announced the new group would assess how universities were preparing teachers to enter the school workforce around the country. It is part of a ... Read More »

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