HEDx Podcast: A university leader with cultural, social and emotional intelligence – Episode 105
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by Martin Betts, Ghassan Aouad and Christy Collis
1d ago
CampusReview · HEDx Podcast: A university leader with cultural, social and emotional intelligence - Episode 105 How can university leaders promote innovation and growth in a complex multicultural settings while addressing social change with evolving forms of cultural, social and emotional intelligence? Professor Christy Collis. Professor Ghassan Aouad is a Muslim leader and chancellor of Abu Dhabi University in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi University is one of the UAE's leading universities, with over 7000 students of 100 different nationalities. He talks to HEDx's Martin Betts and Pro ..read more
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Shaping Australia awards spotlight universities’ nation-building role
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by Tim Dodd
1d ago
A fire-retardant paint to save homes from bushfires and an easy-to-use blood sugar indicator that will change the lives of people with diabetes are among the transformative university projects honoured in the inaugural Shaping Australia awards. The seven Shaping Australia winners, who were presented with their awards by federal Education Minister Jason Clare in Canberra on Tuesday night, were chosen from 18 finalists who have contributed to the nation in one of three areas of university endeavour: research, teaching or engagement with the community. The awards, conceived by Universit ..read more
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Disadvantaged student studies to direct Accord funding
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by Erin Morley
1d ago
The Universities Accord final report has made 47 recommendations to the tertiary education sector to improve education outcomes and build the workforce of the future. Both the review and Education Minister Jason Clare strongly recommend extra funding and increased accessibility to tertiary study for students who are Indigenous, disabled or from low socio-economic areas. These students often miss out, and therefore can't contribute to a workforce that is relying more and more heavily on workers with post-school qualifications. Although the federal government hasn't agreed to any of the costly r ..read more
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Unis to build AUKUS workforce
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by Erin Morley
2d ago
Engineering and defence efforts at universities are ramping up as vice-chancellors, educators and the federal government look to build a nuclear submarine-ready workforce. The University of New South Wales launched its Nuclear Innovation Centre last Thursday, a hub where engineering, mathematics, physics, and chemistry students will research and design nuclear technology. Clean energy was at the heart of UNSW Nuclear Innovation Centre launch. The centre will contribute to building the workforce required to operate nuclear submarines, although research and development will also be targeted at m ..read more
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How does your university handle sexual assault?
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by Erin Morley
2d ago
Only 15 out of 39 Australian universities have up-to-date strategies to overcome issues of sexual assault and harassment on campus, an Australian Human Rights Institute (AHRI) report has found. The ARHI investigated each individual Australian university's policies and practices in relation to sexual violence on campus, and collated it into one document. It draws on resources and links from each of the 39 universities' websites, as well as their sexual violence policies, reports and data, to highlight the need for more transparent data reporting. A lack of student knowledge about reporting proc ..read more
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Universities Accord final report released
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by Erin Morley
2d ago
The Universities Accord final report released on Sunday called for a major shakeup of the higher education sector that would prioritise accessibility and double the number of university places to 1.8m by 2050. The 47 recommendations would see students from disadvantaged backgrounds given more opportunity to go to university through 'needs-based funding', with an overarching aim to produce the workforce needed to fill our skills gap. Jobs and Skills Australia has forecast that the industries that will grow exponentially in the next decade, such as healthcare and education, all require workers t ..read more
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HEDx Podcast: Uni might not be the best Year 13 option – Episode 104
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by Martin Betts, Will Stubley and Nora Koslowski
1w ago
CampusReview · HEDx Podcast: Uni might not be the best Year 13 option - Episode 104 In this podcast chief executive of Year 13 Will Stubley joins Melbourne Business School chief learning innovation officer Dr Nora Koslowski and Martin Betts in the HEDx studio to discuss alternative options to the traditional Year 12 to university pipeline. With the skills the Australian economy needs changing, how can universities keep up to deliver education that is relevant to those changes? For instance, assuming all bright young students want to study at university might be outdated, and could be one ..read more
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Q&A: Alison Henry talks Action Plan on sexual violence
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by Erin Morley and Allison Henry
1w ago
Recent surveys and reports show that sexual assault and harassment on university campuses is rife, accelerated by broken and confusing reporting processes. Student surveys found an average of 275 students experience sexual assault on campus every week, and don't report it because they don't know how. Sexual violence on campus researcher Dr Allison Henry spoke to Campus Review to discuss how universities got to this point, and shared the findings of her recent PhD thesis, which investigated regulatory responses to sexual violence on campus. Her studies revealed the lack of action from ..read more
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Monash uni increases parking prices at four campuses
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by Erin Morley and NCA Newswire
1w ago
Monash University has boosted the cost of surge pricing for parking at its four campuses, with staff claiming they will have to fork out hundreds of dollars more to drive to work. Staff are unimpressed with the university urging them to “explore alternative modes of transport” such as cycling, carpooling and public transport. It comes as the university has seen a return to pre-Covid campus attendance, with most car parks full during peak periods. The prices during non-peak times are capped at $7.05 a day for red permit areas but peak pricing will see costs rise to $10.60 a ..read more
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Work-related mental distress alarmingly high for uni staff, study finds
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by Erin Morley
1w ago
Downsizing, layoffs and cost-cutting policies have led to alarmingly high levels of work-related psychological distress in university staff, a new University of South Australia study has found. Two-thirds, or 67 per cent of respondents, were classed as having 'poor psychosocial safety' at work, which means they were high or very high risk of mental injury stemming from work conditions. Two in five, or 44 per cent, fall into the high or very high psychological distress category, which includes symptoms like tiredness, nervousness and depression. Another two thirds reported high or very high emo ..read more
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