Regional strength drives national success

Our universities are of vital importance to regional Australia and the nation. They are the key sources of knowledge, research and innovation, and help to build strong regional economies. In fact, seven out of 10 RUN graduates work in regional Australia compared to fewer than three graduates from other universities.


  • CSU commitment to the UN SDGs
    Every day the staff and students who make up our Charles Sturt University community are contributing to initiatives that will lead to a more sustainable future.



  • RUN Congratulates New Ministers

    31 May 2022 The Regional Universities Network (RUN) congratulates The Hon. Jason Clare MP as the new Minister for Education...

    Released: May 31, 2022


  • Economic Impact of RUN Universities 2020

    RUN engaged Nous and the Centre of Policy Studies to estimate the economic impact of RUN member. View the Summary and Findings.

    Published: September 24, 2020

Feature University

  • University of New England

    Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967, CQUniversity Australia has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years seen by the remarkable growth in student numbers, new courses, new campuses and infrastructure.

Member Universities