Creating university places is easy, motivating students to take them is hard

“In 1973, the Whitlam Labor government abolished university tuition fees. In 1987, the Hawke Government radically created thousands of extra university places by creating a national system, financing it via HECS. Yet in the new millennium, Australian universities are still inaccessible to historically under-represented student groups …” (more)

[Tim Pitman, The Conversation, 31 July]

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