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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.


  • UNE partners with EPA NSW ahead of single-use plastics ban
    UNE is partnering with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (NSW EPA) to help prepare the UNE community for the NSW ban on certain single-use plastic.




  • 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

  • Charles Sturt University

    We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others.

    We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish.

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