Skip to content Skip to footer
Search

Loading Results

Digitising higher education

How rapid digitisation is changing university business models

With digitisation negating the need to be local in order to deliver education, Strategy&'s latest report explores whether the future of higher education is likely to be increasingly challenging for generalist institutions.

Download the report

COVID-19 has dramatically hastened the pace of digitisation of course delivery at universities. In just a few short months, COVID-19 forced universities to move to a model where course delivery is almost entirely online. However, while the pandemic has been the catalyst for adapting their business model, the forces underpinning the movement towards greater digitisation – so starkly revealed during COVID-19 – are not new. 

Higher education is not the first sector to have undergone such a dramatic challenge to its existing business model through rapid digitisation. In this report, we explore the digital transformation of the media & entertainment, retail and financial services industries to understand how their response to digitisation suggest profound change is also possible in higher education.

Read about the five factors determining change in higher education and a possible business model for universities in the future.

Government Matters

Government Matters is PwC's government-focused publication. This publication  will showcase the incredible work that both politicians and public servants are doing in this country to deliver value to citizens. 

And at the same time we hope to demonstrate that important problems are better solved together. PwC is a powerful multiplier of connections and innovation, we bring technology and passionate people together so that insights become impact, opportunities become outcomes and society benefits.

Contact us

James Twaddle

Partner, Advisory, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 2 8266 3634

Tim Jackson

Strategy Consulting Lead, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 2 8266 4728

David Sacks

Government and Public Sector Leader, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 3 8603 6151

Follow PwC Australia