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Further changes to the Government’s Job Ready Graduates (JRG) legislation are vital before it is passed, the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group says. Rejecting the bill is not an option. The current university funding system cannot continue, with university funding covering fewer students each year. Demand for university places is now rising further due to Read more
University research capacity will be permanently damaged if long-term funding reforms are not coupled with short-term support to plug funding gaps, the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group has warned. Education Minister Dan Tehan has convened a ‘research sustainability’ group to look at new ways of funding university research in the wake of the coronavirus crisis Read more
The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group is pleased the Government has responded to university requests to recommence processing international student visas in preparation for the re-opening of Australia’s borders and ensured that students affected by COVID-19 restrictions will still have access to post-study work visas. Immigration Minister Alan Tudge MP and Education Minister Dan Tehan 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 next IRU Senior Leaders Forum is due to take place at Griffith University in 2020. Further details will be announced to delegates in due course.