28 Jun 2023

$128 million for universities to keep doors open

From Morning Report, 7:42 am on 28 June 2023

The government says a $128 million boost for the tertiary sector is not a problem solver, but a bid to keep doors open.

It announced the funding package alongside a two-year review into the way instiutions are funded, following major deficits and plans to cut jobs across universities and Te Pūkenga polytechnics.

Dave Guerin, a tertiary education analyst, spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.