Independent Higher Education Australia (IHEA) welcomes the creation of the new Department of Education, Skills and Employment, and is optimistic that the consolidation of Commonwealth agencies can deliver benefits for students and providers in Australia’s tertiary education sector.
Independent Higher Education Australia (IHEA) has welcomed the release of the final report of the Expert Panel for the Review of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Mr Alan Finch, Deputy Vice chancellor, Bond University, has been elected as the new Chair of Independent Higher Education Australia (IHEA) following the retirement of long-term Chair, Dr Don Owers AM. Ms Gabriela Rodriguez, Deputy Group Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Academies Australasia Group, has been elected as the Deputy Chair.
The Council of Private Higher Education (COPHE) has appointed Professor Justin Beilby, Vice Chancellor of Torrens University, to its Board.
Australian Independent Higher Education Providers Ranked Highly in Student Quality Rankings. The 2017 QILT results demonstrate the high quality of Australia’s independent higher education providers.