University of the future: a thousand year old industry on the cusp of profound change

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Ernst and Young (Firm)


This report argues that the higher education sector in Australia is undergoing a fundamental transformation in terms of its role in society, mode of operation, and economic structure and value. To explore these themes and future directions, the authors conducted an industry-wide study of the main forces impacting the higher education industry globally and locally, and the opportunities, challenges and implications for Australian universities. The primary hypothesis is that the dominant university model in Australia, that is, a broad-based teaching and research institution, supported by a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Providers of education and training; Management; Outcomes

Keywords: University; Institutional role; Future; Trend; Recommendations; Institutional administration; Organisational change; Strategic planning

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Sydney, New South Wales]: Ernst and Young, 2012

Physical description: 31 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 110.583

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