Australian Technology Network (ATN)
The Australian Technology Network (ATN) is a coalition of five Australian universities that share a common focus on the practical application of tertiary studies and research. The network claims they have a special strength in the way each of the member universities is focused on producing practical outcomes through their academic activity. The result is graduates and research that is closely aligned to the needs of industry and the wider society. The member universities of this network are:
These universities share a common background in the way they distinguished themselves as technical colleges before becoming accredited universities. It is from this background that the universities have been able to develop a framework of flexibility and innovation that continues to deliver practical results. Click on the link to visit the Australian Technology Network (ATN) website (opens in new window).
Current Australian university groupings are:
- ● Group of Eight (go8) (group of 8)
- ● Innovative Research Universities (IRU)
- ● Regional Universities Network
There was also a major grouping known as the: