Here are frequently asked questions about the University Advisory Group and the submission process.

General FAQ

Submission FAQ

General FAQ

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.

The University Advisory 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.

Submission FAQ

We ask for one submission per individual per phase.

If you work at multiple organisations and are making submissions on behalf of different organisations, please note the organisation in the file name, eg [First name]_[Last Name]_[Organisation if named]_Phase1

Yes. Please keep your total submission to four A4 pages.

Due to the timeframes of the advisory group, we are streamlining the process by only accepting documents in PDF.

If you are interested in making a submission in a different way, please send an email to info@uag.org.nz.

To create a PDF from a Word document:

  1. Open the document you want to save as a PDF.
  2. Click on the File tab.
  3. In Word, click Save As | PDF from the drop-down menu. In Google Docs, click File | Download | PDF. …
  4. In the file name box, .pdf will automatically appear at the end of your file name.

Phase 1 of the submission process will close at 11.59pm, Friday 31 May 2024.

Further questions? If your question is not answered in the list above please email info@uag.org.nz