A key objective of the Regional Universities Network is to provide advice to government, particularly with regard to tertiary education and regional development. It regularly makes submissions to government and parliamentary reviews and inquiries and from time to time also develops policy papers and commissions research on topics of special interest.
The Regional Universities Network policy statement Smarter Regions, Smarter Australia details ways in which government can help unlock the full human potential of regional Australia.
The submission to the Coalition's Online Higher Education Working Group outlines the position of the Regional Universities Network concerning the key issues and challenges related to the development of online higher education in Australia.
The submission builds on the policy “Implementation of a 21st century plan for the Asia-Pacific which would act to encourage two-way student and staff exchanges from regional Australian universities to Asia-Pacific universities” articulated in the RUN policy document Smarter Regions, Smarter Australia.
The RUN Accord document was signed by all member Universities on Monday, 19 November 2012.
The Regional Universities Network is committed to enhancing its capacity and sustainability through greater collaboration between it's member universities.
RUN submission in response to the discussion papers on the Australian Graduate Survey, generic skills and performance measurement instruments.
The Regional Universities Network (RUN) is pleased to provide this submission in response to the Defining Quality for Research Training in Australia Consultation Paper. Regional universities have a distinctive role to play in the national research and innovation framework, including the provision of research training.
RUN submission to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee Inquiry into higher education and skills training to support future demand in agriculture and agribusiness in Australia.
Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee
Inquiry into higher education and skills training to support future
demand in agriculture and agribusiness in Australia