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 comment on the draft Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment (Prohibiting Academic Cheating Services) Bill 2019.
Universities Australia welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Review of Australia’s science and research priorities, as they apply to the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP). We are mindful of the targeted nature of the review, with its focus on the implementation of the priorities and associated Practical Research Challenges.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategy Group (Strategy Group)1, convened by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Health Leadership Forum (NHLF) are consulting on a proposed definition of “cultural safety”. The intent is to develop an agreed, national baseline definition that can be used as a foundation for embedding cultural safety across all functions in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) and for use by the NHLF.
Australian universities have commissioned and funded the next student survey of sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of their ongoing commitment to prevent unacceptable behaviour.
Australian universities today welcomed a new scheme to identify and recruit 5000 highly skilled migrants, including international academics and researchers.