The University has commenced implementation of new and upgraded tools and services that comprises its Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The VLE will have a new Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas, at its core and will bring together several new or upgraded tools and services. These tools and services will include: Canvas – the learning… Read More

Following the release of the Vice-Chancellor’s vision discussion paper in April and after a great deal of feedback from staff in workshops and meetings, UC Transformed will now be embedded into the developing Education Plan (2018- 2022) and will be known as Curriculum Review. Curriculum Review will include, among a range of projects, a review… Read More

  Winter Term saw students undertake a 6-week, 6cpt internship program – with ten students heading to Malaysia and four to Thailand. The students were all recipients of the New Colombo Mobility Grants, an initiative of the Australian Government to lift knowledge of the Indo Pacific in Australia. UC was successful in securing multi-year funding… Read More

  Drop-in Study Help Sessions Students can visit The Study on Level B of the Library for face-to-face advice from Study Skills staff on understanding assessment tasks, finding information, structuring your assignments, avoiding plagiarism and referencing. These study help sessions provide a supportive environment to allow you to work on your assessment tasks and get… Read More

  The Library recently hosted a delegation of six librarians from the University of Santo Thomas in the Philippines on June 30. A tour of the library was followed by a morning tea where our visitors were able to chat informally with staff and ASK Advisors. The Library then presented an information session that included… Read More

  Careers UC is working ever more closely with the Faculties to embed Career Development Learning into the curriculum. Last week, two tailored workshops were held for Education and Dietetics students looking at networking, the entrepreneurial job search and applications, as well as how the development of self-awareness fits in with creating the career of… Read More

  Do you know what a DOI is? The Digital Object Identifier uniquely identifies things like journal articles, research reports and data sets, which is very helpful to find the materials required for research. An Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) on the other hand, is very helpful for others to find you as a… Read More

  Teaching and Learning has been trialling the use of 3D printing and is now making 3D printing services available through the UC Library. Two printers have been purchased and are being serviced through an agreement with Aussie3D. As part of the introduction of the 3D printing service, an open event was held on Wednesday… Read More

The InterFace Student Experience Questionnaire (ISEQ) will be conducted twice this Winter Term. The first ISEQ survey was in Week 3 and the second will be open throughout Week 7 (10 – 17 July). ISEQ results will increasingly inform our educational designs and professional discussions, so it’s vital we collectively encourage student participation. Nothing is more effective… Read More

  As a component of the University’s new strategic plan, the Vice-Chancellor is strengthening the academic disciplines – paying particular focus on the science, technology and engineerings disciplines. Thanks to the hard work led by Professor Geoff Riordan, the ESTeM Faculty has now evolved to a point that it can be split into two separate… Read More

  On 28 April, the UC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan 2017-2022 was launched, which included an objective to ‘embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and pedagogies in the University Curriculum.’ Now, a UC project designed to contribute to achieving that objective has been accepted into a national initiative on Connectedness Learning… Read More