27 - 28 June, 2019| Bayview Eden, Melbourne

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Student Retention and Success 2019 Event Agenda

Following the success our 2018 event, I am pleased to announce that the Student Retention & Success Summit 2019 will be returning to Melbourne again this June! 

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Developing Frameworks to Improve Student Retention

Ahead of the 2017 Student Retention and Success Summit we chat to Deborah West, Associate Professor at Charles Darwin University. Deborah, who headed the Let’s Talk Learning Analytics project, explores the objectives of the Let’s Talk framework, as well as the findings from the project’s institutional and academic level surveys.

James Cook University - Not Leaving Student Success to Chance

Ahead of the 2017 Student Retention and Success Summit we chat to Sally Kift, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at James Cook University. Sally, who was awarded a Senior Fellowship by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) in 2006 to investigate the first year student experience, shares with us James Cook University’s...

Are your students at risk of attrition from their program or study?

Cortell has developed a solution that identifies the students predicted to leave their school or faculty. The models provided as part of the solution, combined with specific intervention strategies, have proven to reduce student attrition rates and therefore increase student success.

Graduate from Spreadsheets to Analytics

How to streamline the budgeting, planning, reporting & analytical processes for your University

Building a Student Employability Framework to Aid Student Engagement and Retention

Ahead of the Student Retention and Success Summit 2018 we chat to Dr. Dino Willox, Director of Student Employability at the University of Queensland (UQ). In this article Dino shares details of UQ’s Student Employability framework which is shifting learning from the didactic to the experiential and aiding overall engagement...

Retaining the Modern Student: Exploring the Impact of Technology on Student Engagement and Motivation

Ahead of the Student Retention and Success Summit 2018 we chat to Dr Diana Collett, Student Counsellor and Head of Teaching & Learning Development at the University of South Australia. In this article Diana explores the modern student psyche and delves into how she is working to shift student attitudes...

Presentations

Leveraging Student Associations Within the Institution to Enhance Student Communication with Support Services

In this presentation from the Student Retention and Success Summit 2018 Dr Diana Collett, Learning Development Officer at the University of South Australia explores; Supporting the growth, expansion and longevity of student associations for maximum reach and impactDeveloping student associations as part of an investment strategy to attract prospective students and...

Designing a Program which Delivers Targeted Support to Non Traditional Students and Enhances Retention through to Census

In this presentation from the Student Retention and Success Summit 2019 Ed Campbell, Manager Student Engagement and Student Success at the University of New England explores; Enhancing access and communication around existing transitional programs to broaden their reach and effectDesigning pre teaching support mechanisms which work in unison with peer...

Using a Strategic Approach to Student Lifecycle Engagement to Create the Right Message, at the Right Time, on the Right Channel to the Right Student

In this presentation from the Student Retention and Success Summit 2018 Lynton Beaumont-Bilsby, Associate Director Student Experience at Curtin University explores; What does student engagement look like- rudimental investigation findingsSelecting data to utilise; which points to explore amongst which data sources? Linking data metrics to engagement and success for early interventionThe...

Design and Implementation of the RMIT Belonging Strategy

In this presentation from the Student Retention and Success Summit 2018 Dr Rachel Wilson,Belonging Capability at RMIT University explores; How to Identify and test student driversConstructing a measurement framework for a trackable index of belongingImplementation; successes and lessons learned