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Regional Universities: Anchor Institutions Transforming their Regions Conference

Event Details
Lecture Theatre 1.05, Gold Coast Campus, Southern Cross University, Bilinga, Queensland
18 October 2018 - 19 October 2018

The Regional Universities: Anchor Institutions Transforming their Regions Conference on 18 and 19 October on the Gold Coast was an opportunity to learn about and celebrate the unique contribution regional universities are making across Australia. The conference focused strongly on the role of universities in driving regional development through their teaching and learning, research and engagement activities.

The two-day event at Southern Cross University’s Gold Coast Campus, featured keynote presentations, panel discussions and workshops from outstanding international and local speakers including university leaders, regional development specialists, academic and professional staff, students and politicians. The conference has attracted involvement from the vast majority of regional campuses in Australia so will give delegates the chance to hear about innovative initiatives, share ideas and network with colleagues. Read the conference program here.

Presentation slides are now available here.

The Regional Universities: Anchor Institutions Transforming their Regions Conference is hosted by Higher Ed Services, a not-for-profit company wholly owned by Universities Australia, in collaboration with the Regional Universities Network.

Posted 27 August 2018