AMSI in the news: HECS discounting

Professor Geoff Prince spoke to Andrew Trounson from The Australian and Joanna Mather from The Australian Financial Review about the Government's decision to axe the HECS discount for students studying mathematics and science subjects at university.

Professor Geoff Prince spoke to Andrew Trounson from The Australian and Joanna Mather from The Australian Financial Review about the Government's decision to axe the HECS discount for students studying mathematics and science subjects at university.

Here is the link to Geoff's interview in The Australian:

Search for a solution as maths fees double
Andrew Trounson, The Australian, November 30, 2011

 

Here is the link to Geoff's interview in The Australian Financial Review (requires registration):

Figuring out maths problem
Joanna Mather, The Australian, December 5, 2011

 

 

Cautious response to funding changes
Education Review, 8 December 2011

Why we're getting dumb and dumber
Bruce McDougall, Herald Sun, 10 December 2011

HECS minus $400 million means Australia is a nation of dunces
Bruce McDougall and Gemma Jones, The Daily Telegraph, 10 December 2011