Submission to the Australian Universities Accord Panel

On 11 April 2023 the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia made a submission to the Australian Universities Accord Panel.


This submission presents four key points and seven recommendations to support Australian universities in a global marketplace. The key points highlight the significance of social science education and research in Australian universities, the need to improve the connections between vocational and university education, and the importance of effective and appropriate levels of public research funding for vibrant and competitive universities.


Overall, the submission advocates for a strong and competitive university system that prepares Australian workers, delivers valuable research for society and the economy, and meets the country’s knowledge and skill needs.


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