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.


  • Innovation award for UNE remote sensing centre
    The development of a continent-wide map of macadamia orchards and improved forecasting have earned UNE's Applied Agricultural Remote Sensing Centre (AARSC) the Australian Macadamia Society's (AMS) 2021 Innovation Award.



  • 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

  • Federation University Australia

    At Federation University, the desire to transform lives and enhance communities informs everything we do. From research that improves people’s lives right around the world, to supporting our students to succeed at their studies and in life – we make a difference.

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