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International education is part of the broad mission of Australian universities to educate people no matter their background, the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group has said in response to today’s speech by Education Minister The Hon. Alan Tudge MP. Mr Tudge’s speech explores important issues regarding a major element of universities’ mission to deliver education Read more
Government plans to improve the commercialisation of research provide a welcome Government agenda for 2021, the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group has said – but the Government must provide additional support to make it happen. Speaking at The University of Melbourne today, Minister for Education and Youth Alan Tudge outlined his positive vision for a Read more
The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group has welcomed confirmation that a $50 per fortnight increase in jobseeker benefits will also apply to students claiming Youth Allowance, ABSTUDY and Austudy. The Prime Minister announced a package of changes to unemployment benefits at a Parliament House press conference this afternoon, including a permanently increase of JobSeeker payments Read more
IRU Senior Leaders Forum
The IRU is a network of seven Australian universities. As such, it does not host regular events for non-members.
The IRU hosts an annual IRU Senior Leaders Forum each year where members can discuss issues of current and future strategic importance. Delegates are nominated by IRU member universities, dependent on the topics due to be discussed.
The 2020 IRU Senior Leaders Forum has been postponed due to COVID-19. The next Forum will take place in 2021. Further details will be announced to delegates in due course.