The media loves them, but the experts are dubious about The Times Higher Education world university rankings.
Sophie Mason has fantasised about university since childhood but always assumed money would pose an impenetrable barrier.
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Sometimes a house can be very lucky, when all the planets align and it is saved from being carted off piece by piece to the junkyard.
Hundreds of medical students will miss out on internships next year despite a doctor shortage that is predicted to occur within 12 years, a government audit shows.
Australia's universities have climbed up the world rankings, with eight in the top 200 and almost every institution improving its standing. But there are fears Australia's impressive performance could be short-lived with the federal government's deregulation of tuition fees.
While there's nothing run with taking up a new exercise or diet regime, there are a few fads at the moment that it's best to avoid – for the good of your health.
St Vincent's Health has accused Australia's largest health insurer of putting profits before patient welfare in a bristling retort to plans by Medibank Private to boycott hospitals that do not meet its conditions.
Many of us spend the work day hunched over a computer while seated at a desk.