An Introduction of a Financial Model for the Australian Higher Education

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ABSTRACT

This study examines the global trend in shifting university costs from national governments to individual students and families, with a specific focus on the existing cost-sharing model in Australian higher education. The Australian system is worthy of consideration by other nations as a possible mechanism for enhancing access to higher education for individuals who might otherwise not possess the opportunity to participate.

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Li, J. (2011). An Introduction of a Financial Model for the Australian Higher Education. Creative Education, 2, 466-469. doi: 10.4236/ce.2011.25068.

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