Regional universities

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17 May Yes, universities can really boost their local communities: HECG Highered Trendwatch

By DAVID MYTON Professor Ellen Hazelkorn’s argument that many higher education institutions have disengaged themselves from their local communities (see my previous HECG Trendwatch) has been challenged this week by Universities Australia. In its latest newsletter UA says Australia’s higher education sector is globally oriented but also has...

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14 Sep How universities can work with their communities to build a better future for all

By David Wright, HECG Managing Director The University of Sheffield in Yorkshire, England, is a partner in a high-tech collaboration in which university scientists, engineers and students work side-by-side with industry “to solve live problems and create value” for firms such as Rolls Royce. One element of this...

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25 Feb Regional universities: how enormous potential can be realised

By David Wright Many of you would have seen the recent article in The Australian Higher Education section titled Regional universities a rich and exciting resource at our doorstep by National's Senator Bridget McKenzie.  I totally agree with her argument. HECG acts for both regional and city...

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