A four-year-old program by Olympian Cathy Freeman's foundation is improving results for children from remote and Indigenous communities.
Peter Spinks The weekend earthquake in Nepal reminds that planet Earth is in the process of forming one monumental supercontinent, not unlike the ancient one known as Rodinia.
Alexandra Smith The university will widen the choice of degrees on offer to capture the state's best and brightest.
Brianna Johnson Students and teachers from more than 30 schools across the Peel region attended a combined schools commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Anzacs at Gallipoli.
Peter Spinks A scientific expedition to a very deep submarine volcano north of Auckland, in New Zealand, aims to explain how these underwater leviathans erupt.
Kate Aubusson Revelations that the Federal Government allocated $4 million in funding to climate contrarian Dr Bjorn Limborg for a "consensus centre" has sparked calls for Education Minister Christopher Pyne's resignation.
Alexandra Smith Old boys from one of Sydney's most prestigious public schools say they are outraged and disgusted that the federal cabinet minister Scott Morrison will be a special guest at a fundraising event, warning it would be "an embarrassment" to the school to celebrate a man who has "so flagrantly disregarded human rights".
Lisa Visentin Two university students have been expelled and a further 70 from five of NSW's most prestigious universities could be suspended after being identified in connection with a widespread cheating scandal centred around an online essay writing company.
Emma Macdonald The University of Canberra's vice-chancellor believes a change of minister would be best for the higher-education sector, given the anger over Christopher Pyne's handling of the university-funding deregulation issue.