The Go8 welcomes the opportunity to respond to the “Draft National Strategy for International Education” [“the Draft Strategy”]. The Go8 comprises Australia’s eight leading research universities. Their distinguishing features are the intensity and breadth of the research they perform, the research-informed nature of the education they offer, and the leadership they bring to community debate and consideration of complex issues.
The Group of Eight (Go8) welcomes the opportunity to convey its views to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the proposed Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). Please note that this submission represents the views of the Go8 network; member universities may also make their own, more detailed submissions.
The Group of Eight (Go8) signed an MoU with the globally prestigious China Scholarship Council (CSC) on 15 April 2015, aiming to promote the two-way flow of university students and staff between Australia and China.
The Group of Eight (Go8) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap.
This submission reflects the collective view of the Go8, representing Australia’s leading research-intensive universities, accounting for over two-thirds of Australian university research activity, and spending around $6 billion per year on research. Key points: