Welcome to the Group of Eight
The Group of Eight (Go8) is a coalition of leading Australian universities, intensive in research and comprehensive in general and professional education. The Go8 exists to:
- enhance the contribution of its member universities to the nation’s social, economic, cultural and environmental well-being and prosperity;
- extend the contribution of its member universities to the generation and preservation of the world’s stock of knowledge;
- strengthen Australia’s capacity to engage in and benefit from global developments, respond to global and local challenges;
- expand opportunities for Australian students, regardless of background, to participate in higher education of world class.