Month: August 2020

Swintopia: 2020’s most adventurous open day so far

Swinburne U’s computer game open day could burnish, or burn its value proposition There are plenty of tricks to make yourself memorable with the new vice chancellor, but surely the decision to turn Swinburne VC Pascale Quester into a big-eyed avatar, as the frontline character in the University’s alternate-universe cartoon open day has got to …

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Time to knock on the boardroom door: A new era for Aboriginal university leaders

The education sector has massive potential to nurture Indigenous leaders at the staff and student level – but institutions will have to find more creative and effective approaches if they are to stand a chance of holding on to talent By Rachelle Towart and Tim Winkler The phones of senior Indigenous academics have been ringing …

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Ten ways to help your university team through the virus crisis

This priority list will help prepare for the challenges ahead The higher education system has had to face a range of threats and emergencies in recent years and amidst the mass concerns about budgets, leadership and, oh yes, occasionally students, it can sometimes be difficult to work out which way to turn. After working with …

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