SYMPOSIUM: The Clever Country: The importance of investing in regional and remote students
|The Clever Country: The importance of investing in regional and remote students
This symposium brings together a panel of experts from across Australia to discuss ways to support regional and remote students to succeed in higher education. The purpose is to explore the value of investing in higher education from the perspective of the individual, community and the university sector and to question what we need to do to become a truly ‘clever country'.
The symposium will feature the following panel of experts:
Professor Grady Venville Chair (Dean of Coursework Studies, The University of Western Australia)
Tim Shanahan (Chair, WA Regional Development Trust)
Professor Sally Kift PFHEA (President, Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows, Former DVC – Academic, James Cook University)
Professor Steven Larkin (Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Education and Research, University of Newcastle)
Vicki Ratliff (Director, Equity Policy and Programmes, Australian Government Department of Education and Training)
Professor Sue Trinidad (Director, National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education)
The symposium will be held in The University Club of Western Australia Auditorium, and refreshments will be provided.
Attendance is free, but tickets are limited so RSVP is essential. Reserve your ticket here: http://bit.ly/2xunNxe
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