At every Australian university, safety and wellbeing is a top priority.
Universities Australia works actively to help support all member universities to enhance efforts at each institution and at the sector level to keep students and staff safe.
Universities Australia (UA) welcomes the opportunity to provide input into the review of the “Inherent Requirements for Studying Medicine in Australia and New Zealand” document (the document). The review is being undertaken by the Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand (MDANZ) who developed the document in 2017. The aim of the document is to support medical schools to offer the greatest access for students with a disability while ensuring safe clinical education and training. To assist in this, the document provides a set of guidelines which medical schools may choose to incorporate into their local practices. The guidelines are not mandatory.
As the peak body representing Australia’s 39 comprehensive universities, Universities Australia (UA) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) project: ‘Enhancing research outcomes from Australia’s regional, rural and remote (RRR) universities’.
Universities Australia (UA) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Senate Select
Committee’s inquiry into jobs for the future in regional areas.
A senior delegation of Australian university leaders has joined Education Minister Dan Tehan on an official visit to India this week to reinforce strong bilateral higher education and research links.
An equal partnership between the university sector and Government security agencies has delivered a new set of guidelines to enhance existing safeguards against foreign interference.