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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.



  • RUN welcomes Productivity Commission Report

    20 March 2023 The Regional Universities Network (RUN) welcomes the Productivity Commission’s 5-Year Productivity Inquiry: Advancing Prosperity report to improve...

    Released: March 20, 2023


  • 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



  • UNE Improving mental health in regional Australia
    People living in regional, rural and remote Australia have poorer mental health than their city cousins. UNE researchers are addressing this issue by identifying the issues and devising a range of strategies to help close the gap.

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