Category: Teriary Education

Neo-fascism on the rise as critical thinking dissolves

By undermining humanities education, the Morrison Government is helping create a superficial society, which opens the door to far-Right extremism, writes Alex Hipgrave. AS STUDENTS across Australia begin a new academic year, it may be apt to re-examine the role of our schooling system in shaping societal attitudes and how capitalism undermines education.

Neo-fascism on the rise as critical thinking dissolves

Why top companies are ditching degree requirements for some jobs – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

While more people than ever are graduating from universities, some companies are abandoning degree requirements altogether.

Source: Why top companies are ditching degree requirements for some jobs – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Students turning to sex work to cope with rising tuition fees and living costs, says NUS report | News | Student | The Independent

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Students in the UK are being driven to work in the sex industry in order to cope with the rising cost of living and university tuition fees. More than half of those already in the industry – 67 per cent – have turned to sex work to be able to pay for living expenses, such as food and bills, followed by 53 per cent who need the money to pay for rent.

Source: Students turning to sex work to cope with rising tuition fees and living costs, says NUS report | News | Student | The Independent

Can you imagine a future in which only the rich kids become doctors? | Bronte Teale | Opinion | The Guardian

My mother left a violent home to study at university. Now I’m about to graduate medicine. None of this would be possible with higher university fees

Source: Can you imagine a future in which only the rich kids become doctors? | Bronte Teale | Opinion | The Guardian