Jewish University Experience Survey

Students are experiencing antisemitism on campus

Download a summary of the survey findings here.

A nationwide survey of Australian university students has revealed widespread antisemitism on Australian university campuses. The survey report, which was released in August 2023, reveals that 64 per cent of Australian Jewish university students have experienced antisemitism at university.

Approximately one in fourteen Jewish university students took part in the survey.

The survey was carried out by the Social Research Centre. It was commissioned by the Australasian Union of Jewish Students and the Zionist Federation of Australia, and financially supported by the Scanlon Foundation, the Besen Family Foundation and the World Zionist Organization.

Jewish students are hiding their identity on campus

Students have little faith in university complaints procedures

Download the full survey report here.

Survey in the media

Australian and international media have reported about the survey.

The survey results were discussed in federal Parliament by Member for Higgins, Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah.

The survey results and their implications were discussed in a panel at the August 2023 ZFA Plenary Conference. On the panel was federal Member for Wentworth Allegra Spender, ECAJ President Jillian Segal and AUJS President Alissa Foster.

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