Poverty should not be a barrier to a university education – Group of Eight
Australia’s leading universities say a new Equity and Innovation Panel announced by the Federal Government this week is an important step in addressing equity and access to Australia’s university sector.
NEW GLOBAL TALENT VISA KEY TO COMPETITIVE RESEARCH TALENT WAR – GROUP OF EIGHT
Australia’s leading research intensive universities say the Global Talent Scheme visa trial announced today by the Federal Government is strong recognition that as a nation we must remain competitive in the war for global talent if we are to advance our economy.
The Group of Eight (Go8), which invests some $6 billion in research annually, says the scheme will enable universities, businesses and start-ups to attract highly talented and ‘in demand’ individuals to Australia.
23 February 2018
Go8 welcomes Labor policy direction that enquires into all aspects of a post-secondary education
The Group of Eight (Go8) which represents Australia’s leading research-intensive universities, with seven of its eight members ranked in the world’s top 100 universities, is pleased that Labor has supported the push of the Go8 and others to have a holistic inquiry into how best Government can assist deliver and support all of Australia’s post-secondary education.
5 February 2018
Research grants showcase the Go8 as the consistent location where the best of Australia’s industry and impact research is delivered
Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grants, which indicate strong relationships with the nation’s industry and excellence in delivering research with real impact, are much sought after and received with pride.
30 January 2018
PARLIAMENTARY JOINT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY
Review of the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017
Go8 Opening Statement – Vicki Thomson, Chief Executive
Thank you for the opportunity to put the Go8’s position on the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill before you.
As Go8 Chief Executive, my Board has asked me to communicate to you that we are here this afternoon to be constructive, not obstructionist.
30 January 2018
Go8 welcomes Australia’s 2030 Innovation Strategy
The Group of Eight (Go8) welcomes the release of the Innovation and Science Australia innovation plan Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation as a long overdue big picture approach to the role of innovation in securing Australia’s future.