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The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group is urging Senators to vote down a proposed charge on administering student loans that will cost Australian universities millions of dollars a year. The Government is set to introduce the levy as a “cost recovery” measure to claw back spending on the Higher Education Loans Program (HELP) accessed by Read more
The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group has demanded a full explanation from the Government following news that former Education Minister Simon Birmingham blocked 11 humanities projects from receiving research funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC). IRU Chair Professor Colin Stirling said: “The Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences represent crucial components of Australia’s research landscape. Read more
Seventy senior university executives will come together next week (8-10 October) to discuss the evolving role of higher education precincts in urban areas and universities’ challenge to keep physical campuses relevant in the digital age. Vice-chancellors, deputy vice-chancellors, deans, directors and other senior managers from across the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) network will contribute to Read more
9-10 October 2018
2018 IRU Senior Leaders Forum
The annual IRU Senior Leaders Forum will take place at Western Sydney University on 9 and 10 October 2018. Delegates for the Forum are nominated by IRU member universities.