What Should We Do About Student Debt? | Scott Walter

What Should We Do About Student Debt? | Scott Walter

Student debt is one of the biggest issues America faces. And every 2020 Democrat presidential candidate claims to have a solution. They all boil down to more government spending. Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have even proposed cancelling all outstanding student debt, which totals 1.6 trillion dollars. Would that solve the issue? They’re certainly

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The world beyond 2015 – Is higher education ready?

Addressing gender inequality, providing access to clean water and ensuring that societies can feed themselves, creating jobs, sustaining peaceful societies, managing natural resources sustainably… There is little doubt that communities all over the world face some serious challenges. In 2000 the United Nations resolved to tackle some of the world’s most pressing development issues by

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QUT New Chancellor, Dr Xiaoling Liu

QUT New Chancellor, Dr Xiaoling Liu

I’m Margaret Sheil, the Vice-Chancellor of QUT. We were seeking a chancellor for QUT with deep connections to Australian industry and in particular industry with the Science and Technology focus because after all we are the Queensland University of Technology. We wanted a Chancellor there was a global citizen, but had a strong connection with

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Helping staff in higher education

Helping staff in higher education

Higher education is a really exciting industry to work in. You get to do interesting things, to meet interesting people. One of the really cool things is that it’s completely varied. There’s not a typical work week. Often your day can be very different from another. It is of course also quite a lot of

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