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Higher education and the minerals boom

journal contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Philip BellPhilip Bell
This paper examines the impact of the minerals boom to date on the demand for higher education in Central Queensland, and thesustainability of higher education providers in high economic growth environments. Several datasets were used to examine changes in thedemand for higher education among specific student groups within the region, the impacts upon currently enrolled students, and some ofthe potential consequences for regional employers and long-term regional competitiveness. It identifies challenges facing higher educationproviders operating in such environments and the policy implications of these challenges for government.

History

Volume

56

Issue

1

Start Page

47

End Page

55

Number of Pages

9

ISSN

0818-8068

Location

Australia

Publisher

National Tertiary Education Union

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Higher Education Division (2013- ); Not affiliated to a Research Institute;

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

Australian universities' review.