Keep it clever

From ground-breaking research to inspiring teaching, Australia’s 39 universities transform lives every day.

Keep it Clever is Universities Australia’s award winning campaign that seeks to strengthen public awareness of the vast contribution made to Australia by university education and research.

To keep Australia clever, please sign the petition here.

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Respect. Now. Always.

In February 2016, Universities Australia began the Respect. Now. Always. initiative.

This world-first, sector wide program aims to prevent sexual violence in university communities and improve how universities respond to and support those who have been affected.

It builds on work done by individual universities in Australia over many years to develop policies, reporting procedures and support services.

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Indigenous Strategy 2017-20

In 2017, Universities Australia launched a sector-wide strategy binding itself and all 39 universities to important targets on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student participation, success and employment in universities.

The strategy was drafted in partnership with the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Consortium (NATSIHEC) and the progress achieved thus far. Whilst there has been notable progress in the last decade, the strategy pledges Universities Australia and its 39 members to redouble their efforts.

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