Universities Accord

Posted in Submissions on 11 April 2023

The proposed Universities Accord comes at a critical time. Among the many challenges facing the country two stand out as of particular significance: the transition to becoming a genuinely knowledge-based economy and the retention of our vibrant multicultural democracy in an era of rising authoritarianism and declining public trust. Universities, and in particular the arts, social sciences and humanities, are fundamental to resolving this challenge.