Media

This is for news items

RUN Bid Wins Regional Research Collaboration Fund

7 September 2021 Researchers from the Regional Universities Network have secured funding to address regional mental health challenges, under the recently announced Regional Research Collaboration fund, which aims to enhance the research capacity of regional universities. Led by Professor Myfanwy Maple from the University of New England and in collaboration with RUN universities, the project, The Regional …

RUN Bid Wins Regional Research Collaboration Fund Read More »

RUN Conference Returns

30 August 2021 The Regional Universities Network (RUN) has announced the return of the RUN Conference in 2021, which will explore how regional universities build and sustain regional communities. RUN21 will be a fully online conference, held on Thursday, 16 September and Friday, 17 September from 12-2pm both days. RUN’s executive director, Mr Alec Webb, …

RUN Conference Returns Read More »

New Executive Director for RUN

Following a competitive global recruitment search, the Regional Universities Network (RUN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Alec Webb as its new Executive Director. Mr Webb, who most recently served as the Head of Policy and Member Engagement at London Higher, a place-based university network representing over 40 higher education institutions, comes with …

New Executive Director for RUN Read More »

RUN welcomes opportunity to contribute to the development of an International Education Strategy

The Regional Universities Network (RUN) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the development of the Australian Government’s International Education Strategy, as announced on March 31.  The chair of RUN, Professor Nick Klomp, said that international students were an integral part of the diverse student mix sought by regional universities.  “Rather than using revenue from international students to fund research, many regional universities have largely used the funds to support the …

RUN welcomes opportunity to contribute to the development of an International Education Strategy Read More »

Regional universities lead the pack in student experience outcomes during pandemic

Regional universities are leading the pack when it comes to student experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) and Employer Satisfaction Survey (ESS) results. ­ The federal government-funded survey provides transparent information about all of Australia’s higher education institutions, from the perspective of recent students and graduates. …

Regional universities lead the pack in student experience outcomes during pandemic Read More »

RUN welcomes invitation to consult on university research commercialisation

The Regional Universities Network (RUN) welcomes the invitation from the Australian Government to consult on the importance of partnerships and commercialisation of research, following release of the government’s consultation paper on a University Research Commercialisation scheme.  The chair of RUN and vice-chancellor of CQUniversity, Professor Nick Klomp, said that it is important that further commercialisation of university research is encouraged …

RUN welcomes invitation to consult on university research commercialisation Read More »

RUN appoints new chair

CQUniversity’s Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Nick Klomp, has been appointed as the new chair of the Regional Universities Network (RUN), Australia’s peak body for regional higher education providers.