Global Engagement News & Activities

International student numbers surge to record high 22 Feb 2017
International students continue to choose to study in Australia in record numbers – citing the very high quality and reputation of Australian universities.
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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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Concern at US executive order 30 Jan 2017
Universities Australia has expressed concern about the impact of the new US executive order on the free exchange of students, academics and researchers between Australia and the United States of America.
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Era of uncertainty must end: safeguard universities in 2017 budget 24 Jan 2017
Universities Australia has counselled against a dramatic overhaul of the nation’s university system, using its pre-Budget submission to urge greater policy and funding certainty in higher education.
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Graduate jobs up: latest figures 16 Dec 2016
The job market for new university graduates has strengthened over the past year, with more than seven out of ten in a fulltime job just four months after graduation.
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Changes will help students navigate the maze of uni admissions 16 Dec 2016
Students and their families should find it easier to compare entry requirements for university courses and see how to meet those criteria, with the adoption of new transparency measures.
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University philanthropy on the rise 8 Dec 2016
Many of the nation's senior university leaders gathered in Melbourne today to share expertise and expand philanthropy in higher education and research.
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Infrastructure roadmap to navigate Australia's research future 6 Dec 2016
A new draft roadmap will ensure Australia’s future research infrastructure spending will target priority areas to build on our research strengths.
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University enrolments stable 1 Dec 2016
Final applications and offers figures for 2016 confirm student demand for university courses has stabilised.
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International education generates a record $20.3 billion for Australia 21 Nov 2016
The education of international students generated a record $20.3 billion in export income for Australia in 2015/16 – up 8 per cent from the previous 12 months.
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