Media Releases

Students at the centre: new guidelines for university responses to sexual harassment and sexual assault 20 Jul 2018
A new set of guidelines will help Australian universities to strengthen their support for students who report sexual assault and sexual harassment.
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Government and business must rev up R&D or we'll risk national prosperity  10 Jul 2018
Government and business must re-invest in research and development or we risk future prosperity and falling further behind our international competitors.
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Here's how to get more STEM teachers: end the uni funding freeze 9 Jul 2018
Universities Australia welcomes the Education Minister Simon Birmingham’s goal to get more specialist science, maths and technology teachers into Australian classrooms.
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Regional development is powered by unis: another reason to end the freeze 29 Jun 2018
Strong regional universities are essential to drive regional development – as a new report attests – adding yet another compelling reason to end the Government's university funding freeze.
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OPINION: Australians do far better financially with a university qualification 28 Jun 2018
A great education can fast-track a young person into full-time work 17 months sooner than those without that education edge, writes Catriona Jackson.
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Brains add brawn to Australia's economy & outreach: record international student enrolments 27 Jun 2018
Australia’s growth in international education has set another new record, with more than 548,000 foreign students studying here in the latest official numbers from April.
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New copyright safe harbour changes to protect universities  27 Jun 2018
Universities Australia welcomes the passage today of new laws to give universities, schools and libraries similar copyright protections to companies like Telstra and Optus.
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Amend foreign influence scheme to keep Australia's research competitive 18 Jun 2018
Universities Australia urges the Parliament to support the Government’s amendments to the proposed Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme.
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Research sector strengthens commitment to research integrity 14 Jun 2018
A new code of conduct will help safeguard the quality and integrity of Australian research.
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Funding freeze to hit unis, regions and suburbs hard: new Govt figures 14 Jun 2018
Universities serving communities in regional Australia and the outer suburbs of capital cities face cuts of up to 15 per cent of their core funding by 2021, new Government figures show
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