Universities Australia

The voice of Australia's Universities

The voice of Australia's universities

As the peak body for the sector, we advocate the vast social, economic and cultural value of higher education and research to Australia and the world.

On behalf of our 39 member universities, we provide expert policy advice, analysis and statistical evidence, and media commentary on higher education.

We also make submissions, develop policy across the sector, represent Australia’s universities on government and industry-appointed bodies and partner with university sectors in other countries to enable bilateral and global collaborations.

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@uniaus • 14h

A land’s topography and landscape features influence how fires behave, so local knowledge is vital in fire management. A web app developed by Dr Rohan Fisher from @CDUni identifies patterns in fire edges to find natural barriers to fire spread. Read more: ow.ly/5Lb350OwaVc

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@uniaus • May 27

A new @CDUni drone program awarded Federal funding will allow students to learn the ins and outs of the NT drone industry. In partnership with National Drones, the program will provide a pathway into STEM careers for NT youths. ow.ly/On4S50Ow9Tq

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@uniaus • May 26

Today marks the beginning of National Reconciliation Week. Australia’s universities are committed to supporting the advancement of Indigenous peoples through education. Learn more about our commitment through @uniaus’s Indigenous Strategy. ow.ly/HSUa50OxkqR #NRW2023

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