Media Releases

Record numbers confirm Australia as international education powerhouse 18 Apr 2018
The quality of Australian higher education is bringing international students to our shores in record numbers.
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Uncapped uni places key to further gains in regional education access 16 Apr 2018
Australia's uncapped system of university student places has been crucial to secure the participation gains made by regional Australians outlined in the Halsey review.
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Quality central to Australia's international education success story 6 Apr 2018
International education contributed a record $32.2 billion to the Australian economy in 2017, the latest trade figures reveal.
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Universities welcome new appointees to Higher Education Standards Panel 29 Mar 2018
Universities Australia congratulates the new and former members of the expert panel that advises on how to maintain Australia’s high standards in higher education.
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An ATAR isn't the 'be all and end all' to secure a place at university 21 Mar 2018
Fewer students than ever before are getting into university based on an ATAR, as universities develop more diverse ways to assess student potential, a new report from the Mitchell Institute highlights.
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New Australian visa another drawcard for global uni talent 19 Mar 2018
Global superstars in research commercialisation and building university philanthropy operations could be snapped up by Australia if the terms of a new 'global talent' visa are sufficiently broad.
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Rethink uni funding freeze to close the gap & meet Indigenous targets 9 Mar 2018
The university funding freeze will make it harder to close the gap in university attainment between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, which is crucial to achieve employment parity.
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Australian and British university leaders look to map out post-Brexit ties 9 Mar 2018
Ahead of the Brexit process, Australian and British university leaders and peak bodies will seek to “turbo charge” existing university sector collaborations and map out opportunities to add to them.
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One in half a million: Australia reaches International student milestone 7 Mar 2018
Australia has welcomed more than half a million international students over the past year, helping to deepen our ties with the world.
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Unis & professions back tune-up of professional accreditation 2 Mar 2018
Universities Australia and Professions Australia share the Turnbull Government’s aspiration for a more streamlined professional accreditation process.
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