Open Days

New event provides info lifeline for Class of 2020

A new Change of Preference Expo will provide fresh opportunities for year 12 students to choose the university that best suits their needs following a year of almost unprecedented disruption and difficulty across the country. Recognising the challenges that all year 12 students have faced in engaging with universities and TAFEs to work out their …

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Lessons from lost weekends – reflections on 2020’s Virtual Open Days

He’s earned fame as a winemaker, won a Nobel prize and solved some secrets of the universe, but if Brian Schmidt can visit the ANU Virtual Open Day and work out how to enrol a student in a double degree without losing a full morning and consulting a help desk, then I’ll start looking for …

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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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