2018 Australian Rural Education Award

The University’s Lighthouse Virtual Reality Outreach Project has been awarded the 2018 Australian Rural Education Award  by the Society for the Provision of Rural Education in Australia (SPERA). Sonal Singh, Widening Participation Unit Planning Manager, accepted the award on behalf...

/ 21 December, 2018

3D Digital Heritage Capture: Macquarie Lightstation 200 years

On 30 November 2018, 200 years to the day of the first Macquarie lighthouse being lit, we launched a digital heritage resource at a civic event next to the lighthouse as well as on our website and the Trust’s website so...

/ 11 December, 2018
Academic Senate vote at December 3rd meeting

Celebrating and reflecting on our Curriculum journey

Celebrating and reflecting on the completion of the renewal phase of the Curriculum Architecture Project

/ 6 December, 2018
STEM Careers forum

Career Tips from a STEM panel discussion

The Faculty of Science and Engineering Women in STEM committee combined with the IEEE Women in Engineering to discuss career paths.

/ 29 November, 2018

Are we digitally competent?

Learn about your strengths and improvement areas in digital technologies for teaching and learning with this special tool designed to improve digital competence in academic teaching in higher education.

/ 29 November, 2018
PACEWISE - laptop

Helping students get ready for their PACE placement: PACEWISE

New iLearn unit PACEWISE outlines how PACE benefits students and fits into their degree program, how to enrol in and prepare for a PACE unit, and how to maximise the opportunity that a PACE activity provides.

/ 28 November, 2018
Desserts from The Sweetest Memory promo video

Shared humanity through recipes and personal memories

Everyone has a recipe and a sweet memory to share: Help students from refugee or asylum-seeker backgrounds AND get a great recipe story book.

/ 28 November, 2018
Photo by Ben White

Celebrating World Access to Higher Education Day

The Widening Participation Unit celebrated World Access to Higher Education Day in style: engaging with higher education practitioners to discuss student equity, equitable access, policy, research and practice; planning a roadtrip with Sean; and publishing a book we can all...

/ 28 November, 2018
Beni Hassan Research Group: Penelope Blake, Hannah Vogel, Shannon Collis, Nicolle Leary. Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

Real skills learned during hands-on authentic research

Lack of hierarchy in learning is a critical aspect of true partnership. Check out what students thought in this research project.

/ 28 November, 2018