Go8 global networks

The Group of Eight (Go8) delivers a united voice for research-intensive universities. The members’ collective insight and influence have strengthened Australia’s reputation as a provider of high quality tertiary education that contributes to the greater good. This section provides a peek into those ties and relationships that have given the Go8 its pre-eminent reputation on the global stage.

10 Oct 2013Media Releases and Statements
Hefei Statement signing

For the first time, four of the world’s leading research university associations have made a joint statement on the characteristics of contemporary research universities. The four associations -- the Association of American Universities (AAU), the Consortium of China 9 Research Universities (C9), the Group of Eight Australia (Go8), and the League of European Research Universities (LERU) issued the statement at the annual meeting of the C9 universities in Hefei, China. “This statement articulates the key characteristics of research universities that enable them to fulfil their research and...

12 Oct 2010
MOU 2010

The Go8 has signed an historic memorandum of understanding with the China 9 research universities. The China 9 includes some of China’s leading researchintensive universities, which have been selected by the Chinese Government to receive intensive funding for investment in world class research infrastructure and staff, and they are the first choice for the very best Chinese school leavers.

10 Mar 2009
C9 and Go8

The Go8 has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deepen its co-operation with the leading research universities in China, known as the C9.

The C9 is a newly formed and like-minded organisation. It is a consortium of universities which has agreed to collaborate to enhance its international linkages and respond more effectively to global challenges.