Media Releases

Universities are productive infrastructure to grow the economy 27 Apr 2017
Universities are a key part of Australia’s productive infrastructure, and should be reflected in the Budget as an investment in growing Australian jobs, incomes and the economy.
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Universities Australia welcomes new ARC appointment 26 Apr 2017
The appointment of Professor Sue Thomas as the new head of the Australian Research Council will ensure balance between fundamental and applied research in Australia’s innovation agenda.
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Unis & students have done their bit for budget repair: almost $4 billion since 2011 24 Apr 2017
Universities and their students have contributed $3.9 billion to rein in the federal Budget deficit since 2011, a new analysis published by Universities Australia has found.
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Australia's universities remain open to the world's best minds 20 Apr 2017
Universities Australia has held constructive discussions today with senior Government representatives on universities’ concerns about proposed changes to 457 work visas.
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New visa rules must ensure Australia's universities remain open to the world 19 Apr 2017
New rules for Australian temporary work visas must ensure that our world-class universities can continue to recruit the best and brightest minds from around the world.
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Student and employer satisfaction with university education remains high 12 Apr 2017
Four out of five students are satisfied with their university education while the same percentage of employers are happy with their recent graduates, according to two new national surveys released today.
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Australian universities welcome progress in India education partnership 12 Apr 2017
Australian universities have welcomed significant progress towards deeper and broader collaboration with India after a very successful two-day visit by the Education Minister and university leaders.
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University education and research central to PM India visit agenda 10 Apr 2017
Australia’s university leaders will showcase the central role of higher education to our relationship with the world’s fastest growing economy, as part of an up-coming Prime Ministerial visit to India.
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Universities confirm release of sexual assault and harassment data 5 Apr 2017
All of Australia’s 39 universities have confirmed they will publicly release their institutional data from the sector’s prevalence survey.
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Applications open for Australia-Germany Research Scheme 2017 5 Apr 2017
Applications open this week for leading researchers in the early stages of their careers to go on research exchange between Australia and Germany.
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