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IRU welcomes new Executive Director – Mr Conor King
17 December 2010
Professor Sandra Harding, IRU Chair and Vice-Chancellor James Cook University has announced the appointment of Mr Conor King as Executive Director IRU.
IRU hopeful for good outcome from review of international student visa program
16 December 2010
The IRU is hopeful that the review of visa requirements and processes for international students announced today by Senator Evans and Mr Bowen will lead to a better system by the end of 2011.
Deferral of TEQSA legislation sensible
16 November 2010
The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) welcomes the decision of Senator Evans, the Minister for Tertiary Education, Jobs, Skills and Workplace Relations to defer introduction of the bill to establish the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency pending further discussions and amendments to the current draft of the bill.
Completing Bradley: setting teaching funding and student charges
26 October 2010
The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) looks forward to working with the review of university base funding levels.
Ensuring student services
22 October 2010
Innovative Research Universities (IRU) is disappointed with delays to the bill to provide for a student services amenities fee.
Leading Queensland education provider recognised for taking classrooms to the world
21 October 2010
For the second year running, Griffith University tonight was announced the winner of the Education and Training category at the 21st Premier of Queensland's Export Awards.
The complexities of funding arrangements
6 October 2010
GOVERNMENT changes to higher education will work only if institutions respond appropriately.
Supporting student services
23 September 2010
Innovative Research Universities (IRU) welcomes the Government's decision to reintroduce the bill to provide for a student services amenities fee in its first suite of legislation for the new Parliament.
Minority government could lead to improved outcomes
22 September 2010
THE federal situation should be looked at as a golden opportunity for positive change.
‘Savings’ hits students’ hopes
19 August 2010
The Coalition's plan to cap funding to support enrolment of low SES students will make it harder for lower SES students to attend university.