Category: Student Success

5 ways this MQ educator is crafting neuro-inclusive classrooms

With a bit of creativity, empathy, and willingness to adapt, you can create a learning environment where every student feels supported and ready to learn regardless of how their unique brain is wired.

/ 25 June, 2024

Exploring culture, commerce and creativity on a study tour in Tokyo

The 'Macquarie Advantage' was on full display when MQBS staff took a group of their students to Japan for a transformative real-world learning experience.

/ 30 May, 2024

Helping students join the dots: implementing a connected curriculum framework

How Linguistics set about boosting student engagement by connecting students to the academic life and research activities of their Department.

/ 7 May, 2024

Course learning outcomes – from constructive alignment to assurance of learning

Using CLOs to ensure student success - a roadmap for teaching teams.

/ 17 April, 2024

Know anyone who has made a medal-worthy contribution to promoting undergraduate research?

The ACUR medal honours those making a significant impact to promoting undergraduate research through innovative curriculum design, engaging events or dynamic networks. Medal nominations now open.

/ 8 April, 2024

From confusion to confidence – mapping the journey for first-year students.

Lisa Rohanek (MQBS) outlines how she nurtures the students in her first-year units and then teaches them to be self-reliant. Is it mothering or just good teaching practice? Read on – and then judge for yourself.

/ 31 October, 2023

Employability Conferences give students insights from industry partners and alumni into future career opportunities

Over 400 students attended the three Employability Conferences, giving them industry insights and post-study employment opportunities.

/ 26 October, 2023

A faculty-wide approach to improving first-year student experience boosts retention in MQBS

Lisa Rohanek (MQBS) explains how support from the top and right across the faculty is really driving a shared strategic approach to student success – and it’s working!

/ 8 September, 2023

Universal Design for Learning in action: the what, why and how

Your invitation to attend a Symposium to explore the latest developments in UDL.

/ 17 August, 2023