6 Sep 2018

Could universities be next for bailout?

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 6 September 2018

The former Chancellor of Massey University Dr Russell Ballard, says universities be next in line after polytechs in needing a financial bail out unless the way the sector is structured and funded is fundamentally changed.

Falling enrollments in the polytechnic sector have seen the government step in with $150 million worth of bail outs and loans to several institutions just this year. What's stopping the university sector from following suit?