OUA calls for subsidised places online

OUA calls for subsidised places online | Bernard Lane |  Australian Higher Education Supplement | 26 August , 2009

OPEN Universities Australia, a fast-growing business owned by public institutions, wants to tap into federal teaching subsidies to accelerate its expansion of online education. Chief executive Stuart Hamilton said OUA’s case for Commonwealth Grant Scheme subsidies made sense, given the government’s plans for a big increase in tertiary places by 2025, the advent of a demand-driven sector in 2012 and the high cost of building extra campuses.

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