Regional Universities - Anchor Institutions Transforming their Regions
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The Regional Universities: Anchor Institutions Transforming their Regions Conference was held on 18 and 19 October on the Gold Coast to celebrate the unique contribution regional universities make 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 attracted involvement from the vast majority of regional campuses in Australia and over 150 delegates attended had the chance to hear about innovative initiatives, share ideas and network with colleagues. Read the conference program 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.