Media Releases

Australia leads on international student satisfaction 16 Apr 2019
An overwhelming majority of international students in Australia – almost nine in ten – are satisfied with the quality of their university education and lifestyle – matching or outranking competing nations.
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An even stronger partnership to extend Indigenous opportunity in universities 11 Apr 2019
The peak bodies for Australia’s universities and the nation’s Indigenous academy have deepened their partnership with the signing of a formal memorandum of understanding this week.
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Strong student satisfaction with Australian uni study 10 Apr 2019
Four in five students at Australia’s universities are satisfied with the quality of their overall study experience – a strong result consistent with previous annual surveys.
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New penalties support unis in the fight against contract cheating 8 Apr 2019
Anyone who helps students cheat in their university exams or by writing essays for them will face new criminal penalties, helping universities in the fight against cheating.
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French review finds no campus free speech crisis 8 Apr 2019
The review into freedom of speech in Australian universities has found no evidence of a free speech crisis on Australian campuses.
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Re-opening the doors of opportunity: universities welcome recommitment to uncapped student places 5 Apr 2019
The Federal Opposition has recommitted a future Labor government to restoring uncapped university student places — unlocking educational opportunity for thousands more Australians.
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Surplus means no need to raid research infrastructure fund 3 Apr 2019
The last remaining fund for education and research infrastructure is again under threat, with the announcement in yesterday’s Budget that it will be repurposed to create a new Emergency Response Fund.
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Opportunity lost: uni cuts stay despite $7 billion surplus 2 Apr 2019
Tonight’s Budget has missed an important opportunity to reverse economy-damaging cuts to university funding and secure economic growth — despite a $7.1 billion surplus.
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Uni research makes major contribution to Australia 29 Mar 2019
A new Government report shows once again university research is making a major contribution to the economy, society, environment and culture, delivering solid benefits for all Australians.
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Australian unis score top marks for world class research  27 Mar 2019
More than 90 per cent of Australian university research assessed by the Government is rated as world class or higher — putting Australia at the forefront of the global research effort.
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