Discover the latest education news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Putting students first in the case for higher education reform
Wed 01 Apr 2015
The government has not made a clear case that fee deregulation will benefit Australian students, writes Swinburne's Andrew Dempster.
Why fee deregulation is flawed
Tue 24 Mar 2015
Swinburne Vice-Chancellor Professor Linda Kristjanson calls for more consistent policy settings between Australian higher education and vocational educatio
Dumping TAFE writing courses silences the disenfranchised
Mon 16 Mar 2015
Three large TAFEs have abandoned their Professional Writing and Editing courses, closing the door on one of the longest-running vocational courses.
Where Can An Early Childhood Diploma Take You?
Fri 27 Feb 2015
Careers inside and outside the classroom with an Early Childhood diploma
Grooming the next-generation forensics researchers
Wed 17 Dec 2014
A program engaging top forensic psychology students in their first year is giving them hands-on reserach experience.
A low ATAR result is not the be all and end all
Fri 05 Dec 2014
A low ATAR result is not the be all and end all.
How to support your children through the transition from school to uni
Here are 5 tips for parents helping their child transition from school to university.
Parents should help, not hinder when it comes to study
While the arrival of ATAR results is often a stressful experience for students, the worries of parents are often overlooked.
What to do when your ATAR is better or worse than expected
What should you do if your ATAR is higher or lower than expected?
Government’s education reforms face bumpy ride in the Senate
Wed 26 Nov 2014
A fractious Senate spells difficult times ahead for Australian universities, writes Swinburne’s Andrew Dempster.