Innovation

03 May Philosopher’s college may prove to be disruptive innovation: HECG HIGHERED TRENDWATCH

Brains and Bloomsbury seem to go together. The bustling central London suburb is home to the British Museum, the University of London, and several leading medical institutions. Back in the smog-filled day Charles Dickens roamed its streets and later the likes of Virginia Woolf, John...

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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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18 Feb HECG HIGHERED TRENDWATCH: Visions of the university of the future

[caption id="attachment_415" align="aligncenter" width="662"] In our previous post we asked if traditional universities would be able to navigate the coming ‘Millennial storm’ in which a new generation of students with fresh hopes, dreams and perspectives would demand a higher education more suited to their changed...

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19 Jan Creative adaptation: what higher education can learn from a study of sport

Universities and sports share some commonalities: they have been around a long time, are essentially conservative, are of enormous benefit to young people and yet treasure the wisdom of the old, are part of our cultural heritage, people have strong opinions about them, and, whether...

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18 Dec Deakin University is Innovator of the Year: verdict from our 2015 in review

By David Wright, HECG Managing Director The year dawned with a shadow looming over the sector from continued pressure on funding and concerns when the potential saviour fee deregulation was road-blocked in the Senate. However, 2015 closes with a wave of positivity - more funding, increased Government...

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