The University Advisory Group has been established to provide the government with advice on New Zealand’s university system. Group members will consider challenges and opportunities for improvement in the university sector, including the role of the Performance Based Research Fund; ways to best achieve equity for all learners; and the role of international education. The Group will provide an initial report to the government in August 2024 and a final report in February 2025. Advice from the Group will inform policy changes, ensuring a robust and forward-thinking university system for New Zealand.

Public submissions are now being called for Consultation Phase 2.
The closing date for submissions is 5pm, Friday 30 August 2024.


  • University Advisory Group opens second consultation phase

    The University Advisory Group (UAG) is calling for public submissions as part of its second consultation phase. This consultation phase closes on Friday 30 August at 5pm. Phase two consultation covers the core activities of teaching, research and knowledge transfer in New Zealand’s universities, and universities’ governance and management. Submissions will inform the UAG’s advice…

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