Be Careful What You Wish For: Pending Privatization of Australian Higher Education

  • Anthony Welch
Keywords: Australian higher education, tuition policy, marketization of higher education

Abstract

Australia’s new conservative government is planning some dramatic changes, including the “marketization” of higher education and freeing of universities to charge any tuition they wish. This article discusses the likely consequences of these proposed policies.

Author Biography

Anthony Welch

Anthony Welch is professor of education at the University of Sydney, Australia

Published
2014-09-01
How to Cite
Welch, A. (2014). Be Careful What You Wish For: Pending Privatization of Australian Higher Education. International Higher Education, (77), 22-24. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2014.77.5683
Section
Countries and Regions