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Learning Beyond the Classroom

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 -  Melbourne social enterprise ​Unbound is trying to reshape the way we do education, writes Wendy Williams in this month’s Spotlight on social enterprise. From Thai designers to Burmese

Assault and Harassment Across Most Areas of Australian University Life – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 -  A new report by the Australian Human Rights Commission has revealed that more than half of university students across the country were sexually harassed last year. The Australian…

University Delivers ‘Experiential Giving’

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 14th July 2015 -  Students from Swinburne University of Technology will gain real life experience in philanthropy and grant-making by determining how to allocate $10,000 as part of the University’s…

Magistrate Leaves University $4 Million

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd July 2015 -  A former Magistrate and staff member at Melbourne University has left her former employer a gift of $4 million. Francine McNiff passed away in April this year after a high-profile…

More Donors for Divestment Universities: Poll

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 10th June 2015 -  University decisions to avoid fossil fuels may boost donations from alumni, according to the results of national polling by The Australia Institute. The research also shows that…

Top Uni Graduates Earn Six Per Cent More Over Career

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 13th October 2014 -  Bachelor-degree graduates of Australia’s top universities earn about six per cent more over a 40-year career than graduates of Australia’s other universities, a…

Top Women Win Charlie Perkins Scholarships

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd September 2014 -  Three inspiring Indigenous Australians will undertake study at two of the world’s most prestigious Universities after receiving the Charlie Perkins Scholarship in Canberra.…

‘Death of Hope’ for Young Disadvantaged Jobless – NFP report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 6th May 2014 -  Young people in families with no parent in employment are less satisfied in school, less likely to be working part-time or planning to go to university and are more concerned about…

Business Education Embracing Social Benefit

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th September 2013 -  Can a corporate giant also be a social entrepreneur? Nadia Boyce explores how education is putting the business back into the social and the social back into the business. Traditional…

Research Agreement with Charity Regulator

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd July 2013 -  The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at Queensland University of Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding about research co-operation with…

Mitchell Uni Donation

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th May 2013 -  High profile businessman and philanthropist Harold Mitchell AC has put his name, and a major donation of $12.5m over five years to Victoria University, to establish a new national…

Scholarships on Offer for Social Impact Students

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th January 2013 -  Students interested in leading organisations with social purpose and creating social value across sectors now have the chance to receive a scholarship to help fund their studies.…
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