The higher education landscape is transforming rapidly, with changing government policies, increasing national and international competition, an uncertain funding environment and technological advancements all impacting higher education institutions.

SPP is a thought leader and trusted partner to higher education institutions and has partnered with universities to deliver impact through a diverse range of projects.

SPP Approach to Precinct Development

SPP has developed an overarching framework to guide development of a precinct strategy, which has already assisted governments and universities to systematically develop a place based strategy that responds to their specific objectives and reflects the unique characteristics of the place. Our Education and Government experts Ben Apted and Phil Noble outline the key elements here.

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SPP expands senior team with the appointment of a new partner in the Education sector practice

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Bruce Bayley as Education Partner, bringing another 18 years of Education and Government sector experience to SPP.

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Three big ideas for International Education

Our Education specialists, Partner Ben Apted and Consultant Kade Brown, look at the role the international education sector can play in driving economic outcomes for Victoria after attending Australia China Business Council’s (ACBC) Education Forum last week.

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University commercial sustainability

SPP’s University Sustainability Index (USI) is supporting the future sustainability of Australian universities in a highly disrupted sector.
Numerous well known university rankings rate universities in terms of research performance, student experience and graduate outcomes (e.g.Excellence in Research for Australia, Academic Ranking of World Universities…

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Understanding the cost to teach

The breadth and complexity of university operations make it difficult to analyse the cost of delivering courses. As the higher education funding landscape shifts, universities face a greater imperative to take action and forge a deeper understanding of their cost base.
Developing course costing and profitability capability is a journey that takes time.

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