Oz Uni Student
Higher Education Resources
Australian University Students Study Guide and Resources
This website provides links to higher education resources of general interest to Australian university students.
Oz Uni Student is a network for promoting and facilitating the development and dissemination of resources for learning development in the higher education sector. We aim to support the development of such resources as well as conduct and disseminate research into the use and effectiveness of learning development strategies and materials.
- Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations – Lead government agency providing national leadership in education and workplace training
- Education Portal – Australian Government portal for education
- Higher Education Links
- Indigenous Online Network – Indigenous resources in and for the Australian higher education sector
- BUBL Information Service – UK forum for the higher education community
- ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education – abstracts publications and links to world-wide resources
- Google (Open Directory Project) Higher Education – Web Directory linked to superb search engine
- Higher Education Links List (HELL) – selective directory of annotated resources for educators, researchers and graduates
- Higher Education Resource Hub – “information resources in the field of higher education throughout the world”
- International and Comparative Education – WWW Virtual Library
- NISS Information for Education – UK higher and further education
- Yahoo Higher Education – Web Directory linked to popular search engine
- Universities in Australia – guide arranged by city and state with other information
- Australian University Calendars and Handbooks – web based Australian University Calendars and Handbooks
- Australian University Web Sites
- Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
- Australian Academy of Science
- Australian Academy of the Humanities
- Australian Academy of Medicine and Surgery
- Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
- Australian Association for Research in Education: AARE – fosters educational research in Australia
- Australian Council for Educational Research: ACER – independent organisation working to improve learning
- Australian Council of Deans of Science – “to promote the development of science … in universities throughout Australia”
- Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) – representing and advancing the interests of postgraduate students
- Federation of Australian Scientific & Technological Societies (FASTS)
- HERDSA – Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia
- Australian-American Educational Foundation – administers the Australian Fulbright Program
- Australian Research Council: ARC – Information about research grants
- ARC Research Networks
This website has been commissioned by the Australian Research Council to provide a platform for discussion and to help strengthen links between networking researchers.
- ARC Research Networks
- Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) Program Directory
- Higher Education Research Data Collection
- Register of Refereed Journals [RTF format, 17 pages]
This list contains the names of journals that have been assessed by DEST as satisfying the refereeing requirements for the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC).
- Register of Refereed Journals [RTF format, 17 pages]
- Essay Editing Australia – Provides essay editing for students and business.
- National Research Priorities Taskforce – The Commonwealth Government as part of Backing Australia’s Ability has embarked on a national research priority setting.
- Australian Universities Teaching Committee – “promoting quality and excellence in university teaching and learning in Australia”
- Australian Awards for University Teaching
- DeLiberations – resources for teaching and learning in higher education
- National Council on Open and Distance Education (NCODE) – resources for open, distance and flexible education in the tertiary sector (check out the Pedagogy section in particular)
- ultiBASE – Resources to promote the improvement of tertiary teaching and learning
- Association for Tertiary Education Management – administrators/managers working in Australian etc tertiary education
- Australian Council for Educational Administration – professional association for educational administrators
- Australian Higher Education Industrial Association: AHEIA – employer organisation representing Universities
- Australian Vice Chancellors’ Committee: AVCC – peak organisation representing Australian higher education
- Australian Copyright Council Online Information Centre
- Create Change: Reclaiming Scholarly Communication
- Intellectual Property – Commonwealth Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
- DEST Higher Education Division Department of Education, Science and Training
- Education Queensland
- Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA)
- Australian Education International – is an initiative of the Australian Government
- Australian Qualifications Framework: AQF – unifies school, vocational and higher education qualifications
- MBA Connect
- Boarding Schools Australia
- Foundation Year Australia
- EdNA.com – “Australia’s Online Educational Marketplace”
- Study in Australia – “The International Gateway to Australian Education”
- IDP Education Australia – “Australia’s independent, international education organisation”
- Study Online Australia – Guide to Online and Distance Education Programs
- Queensland Studies Authority: Tertiary Entrance – [was TEPA – Tertiary Entrance Procedures Authority]
- Which Course? Which University? – information on higher education courses offered in Australia (DEST formerly DETYA)
Future college understudies in controls, for example, law and humanities will settle up to 113% more than current understudies after Center Collusion advocated the Alliance’s college subsidizing changes, guaranteeing it will pass the Senate.
On Tuesday the gathering’s schooling representative, Rebekha Sharkie, affirmed its congressperson Stirling Griff would help the public authority pass the bill as a trade-off for additional spots for South Australian colleges and securities for bombing understudies.
The public authority will presently have the option to pass the bill in spending week as expected for the 2021 scholastic year, with the help of One Country and Center Collusion, defeating resistance from Work, the Greens, and free representatives Jacqui Lambie and Rex Patrick.
South Australian colleges invited the arrangement, however Work and the Greens marked it a rat that would hurt understudies.
The bill expands charges for certain courses, including humanities and law, to support expense cuts for different courses, for example, sciences, and a general cut in the public authority commitment from 58% to 52%.
In any case, Sharkie revealed to Sky News that – in contrast to its proposed changes in 2017 – the Alliance had not proposed “gruff cuts” yet had disappeared and “gotten its work done” to plan a bundle to improve openings for local colleges and understudies.
Sharkie clarified that course expense changes were intended to address a “excess of law understudies leaving college” while Australia is “bringing in designing alumni”.
Albeit Center Union “had a couple of worries” with the bundle, it had “resolved” contrasts and will uphold the bill.
Focus Collusion has won financing for a 3.5% development in spots at South Australia’s three colleges, in accordance with local colleges. Paradoxically, the bundle awards 1% development in single man places for low-development metro colleges and 2.5% for high-development metro colleges.
Sharkie said Center Collusion had likewise made sure about “additional insurances for understudies”. Because of concerns the bill would cut understudies off from government subsidizing on the off chance that they flopped the greater part their courses in first year, it has arranged authoritative assurance of uncommon conditions that could pardon a high bomb rate. These incorporate ailment, demise, psychological instability, separation or catastrophic events, for example, bushfire.
It has likewise arranged financing for four examination centers across territorial South Australia to offer additional help to provincial understudies.
In July Sharkie said she had “genuine worries” about charge ascents of up to 113% for humanities understudies, notice the climbs were “horribly uncalled for” on understudies in year 12.
Be that as it may, in September she relaxed the gathering’s resistance by taking note of “portions of the bill … have merit yet what’s proposed for South Australia is unsettling”.
One Country has exchanged its help for more noteworthy assurance of the right to speak freely of discourse on college grounds, a 10% markdown for understudies who pay expenses forthright and restoring a seven-year limit on full-time understudies conceding charges with government credits.
The shadow training pastor, Tanya Plibersek, said it was “remorseless and illogical” that Middle Coalition would go along with One Country to help a bill that makes it harder to go to college and cuts $1bn from government financing for college educating.
“A normal four-year degree will presently cost around $58,000 for some controls,” she told correspondents in Canberra.
Plibersek said year 12 understudies had confronted “the year from hellfire” during Coronavirus and will currently graduate “with an American-sized college obligation when the joblessness market is the most exceedingly awful it’s been in many years”.
In this downturn, low-paid ladies and those without a degree are being hit hardest in Australia
Lambie restricts the bill in light of the effect on less fortunate understudies who may be prevented from college by higher expenses.
Patrick said changes haggled by his previous gathering were a “bandaid” and despite the fact that he doesn’t contradict upgrades for a representative’s home state, such arrangements ought not have been sought after on the grounds that the bill is “destructive the nation over”.
One of the pinnacle bodies speaking to colleges, Colleges Australia, has approached the crossbench to back the work prepared alumni bundle to accomplish financing assurance.
Be that as it may, there is as yet solid reaction among research-serious colleges who dread slices to their educating and learning financial plans.
The college area are anticipating Tuesday’s financial plan in the expectation it contains new subsidizing for research yet are set up to acknowledge presenting subsidizing from 2024 as a crisis band-aid.
After reactions the bundle neglected to make new places, the schooling clergyman, Dan Tehan, supported it by promising an extra $326m for up to 12,000 new places in 2021.