Professor Denise Kirkpatrick

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President, Academic Western Sydney University

Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

9:10 AM CASE STUDY: Western Sydney University: Exploring the Vertical Campuses that will offer Students access to Technology-Rich Teaching and Research Facilities

In this session, Denise will explore the University’s ‘Western Growth’ strategy – an ambitious program of works that is reshaping the University’s campus network, including establishing new vertical campuses within the growth centres of Western Sydney. The presentation will also explore the innovative teaching and learning environments within completed campuses and plans for the latest high-rise campus in the Bankstown CBD which is set to open in 2022.

  • Exploring the Parramatta Vertical Campus’s highly interactive, digitally-infused studios to promote group-based learning
  • Examining the stakeholder engagement process and change management program that prepared teachers for the new innovative learning environments
  • What did we learn from the Parramatta Campus that has changed the way we are approaching future projects?
  • Delivering flexible spaces to showcase industry partnerships and innovation, informal learning areas, and social spaces for students including indoor and outdoor terraces
  • Working in partnership with businesses to provide opportunities for work integrated learning and collaborative research

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Denise .

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