Opinion: Top-ranked universities have more money than Australian unis could dream of March 30, 2015 In an article for The Conversation, Dr Janice Dudley, Associate Dean of the School of Management and Governance assesses Education Minister Christopher Pyne’s claim that his plan to deregulate university fees was essential to ensure Australia’s universities continued to climb the international rankings. She evaluates the performances of Australian universities in the current world rankings and illustrates that compared with the United States, Australia is performing “remarkably well” in higher education. She also discusses the relationship between university wealth and ranking and argues that students should not be asked to shoulder the cost burden of enabling universities to improve their rankings slightly in international league tables. Dr Dudley says that for Australian universities to be players in the world rankings, more not less public funding is required. To read the full article, click here. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, School of Management and Governance, School of Management and Governance Research Tags: christopher pyne, janice dudley, school of management and governance, the conversation, university deregulation, world university rankings Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!