Business & Community Articles and Documents

Fund closure would hit education infrastructure 14 Feb 2017
The proposed closure of a $3.7 billion education investment fund would end the last remaining federal program dedicated to financing university buildings and infrastructure.
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UA pre-budget submission 2017-18_FINAL.pdf (pdf 607.2KB) 8 Feb 2017
UA pre-budget submission 2017-18_FINAL.pdf
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2017–18 Pre-budget submission 24 Jan 2017
A profound shift is underway across the Australian economy. As the mining investment boom recedes, we face an urgent task to broaden growth and diversify the economy. Decisions taken now will shape Australia’s living standards, job security and socia ...
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UA pre-budget submission 2017-18.pdf (pdf 627KB) 23 Jan 2017
UA pre-budget submission 2017-18.pdf
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German and Australian researchers to share in $2.5 million for new projects 11 Nov 2016
University researchers working on projects ranging from the use of robotics in surgery to songwriting therapy for dementia sufferers will share in $2.5 million under a program that fosters collaboration between Australia and Germany.
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Research links strengthen Australian-German ties 29 Sep 2016
Universities Australia will today host a national workshop on the importance of research collaboration in building a deeper relationship with Germany.
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R&D Tax Incentive Review report: important step 28 Sep 2016
Universities Australia welcomes the R&D Tax Incentive Review report released today as an important step towards lifting university-industry research collaboration.
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Let’s be guided by the facts on attrition - Catriona Jackson oped 14 Sep 2016
Many interesting things have been said about attrition rates at universities in the past week – not all of them have been true.
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A mix of skills needed for success at work: new report 21 Jul 2016
A new report released today highlights the breadth of skills needed for today’s jobs and the crucial role that university-industry collaboration plays in successful businesses.
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Flexible modes of study 20 Jan 2014
Technological developments offer greater flexibility in how students access higher education courses, removing barriers of time and place that may prevent participation for some whose personal or geographic circumstances are not amenable to more trad ...
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