Universities Australia was established on 22 May 2007 as the peak body representing the university sector.
Universities Australia represents Australian universities in the public interest, both nationally and internationally.
Members of Universities Australia are the universities, represented by their Chief Executive Officer – the Vice-Chancellor.
Universities Australia strives to:
advance and promote the benefits of Australian Universities to the nation
support Australian universities in the performance of their roles
develop policy positions on higher education matters through discussing higher education issues, including teaching, research and research training
advance internationalization of Australian universities
provide information for and about Australian universities
provide services and programs to Australian universities including the negotiation of common purchasing arrangements
promote the welfare of students, staff and graduates of Australian universities
facilitate opportunities for Australian universities (in particular, their students, staff and graduates) to develop their knowledge and skills
study the problems and needs of Australian universities and their relations with other education institutions, organizations and the community and to encourage and sponsor their study
assist in the further development of Australian universities.
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