Media Releases

Media Releases 15 Aug 2017
An archive of Universities Australia's media releases
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The facts: cuts to uni funding will undermine Australia's economic success 10 Aug 2017
The Government’s higher education legislation would inflict real cuts to university funding, undermining the knowledge infrastructure needed to skill future workers and grow the economy, Universities Australia said in response to a Senate report released last night.
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Opening remarks UA Chair Margaret Gardner  1 Aug 2017
National University Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Media Conference
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University action to prevent and address sexual assault and sexual harassment 1 Aug 2017
Australian universities will take strong and swift action to prevent sexual assault and sexual harassment with a 10-point action plan responding to a landmark survey of university students.
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New national university support line to begin operation 31 Jul 2017
A new national support line for university students commences today, as universities prepare for the release of a report on sexual assault and sexual harassment in student communities.
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Universities Australia Opening Statement 25 Jul 2017
Thank you Senators for inviting UA to appear before the committee today to elaborate on our submission.
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Billion dollar Budget cut at the heart of higher education legislation 24 Jul 2017
The Government’s higher education package proposes to cut funding for universities and increase fees for students, so that students pay more for less.
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New 24/7 national university support line for survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment 22 Jul 2017
Universities will fund a new national support line over the next four months to ensure student victims and survivors of sexual assault can access round-the-clock specialist support in the wake of a landmark survey on student safety.
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Universities Australia welcomes postgraduate report on student safety  21 Jul 2017
Universities Australia welcomes yesterday's report from the nation’s peak body for postgraduate students, and will continue to work closely with them in our shared commitment to prevent and address sexual assault and sexual harassment.
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University-guided admissions plan to help students and parents 5 Jul 2017
Prospective students and their families will have better access to clear and consistent information on university entry requirements, under a new higher education admissions plan announced today.
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