Presentations

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

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 impact
  • Developing student associations as part of an investment strategy to attract prospective students and enhance institutional branding
  • Fostering a mutually beneficial relationship with administrative members of student associations, enhancing their student development and strengthening student-institutional relationships
  • Utilising these relationships as a conduit for student feedback
Designing a Program which Delivers Targeted Support to Non Traditional Students and Enhances Retention through to Census

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 effect
  • Designing pre teaching support mechanisms which work in unison with peer advisor program for maximum uptake and impact on retention
  • How they came to the final design: two stages of the early intervention and a transition project – the first phase, a targeted pilot, and the second phase, including the whole of cohort implementation
  • The strengths of this approach, challenges overcome and lessons learned
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

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 findings
  • Selecting data to utilise; which points to explore amongst which data sources?
  •  Linking data metrics to engagement and success for early intervention
  • The successful outcomes achieved from mapping: the student lifecycle, the different needs of students at different stages, and the many channels with which student can be reached
  • Where to now and the next steps.
Design and Implementation of the RMIT Belonging Strategy

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 drivers
  • Constructing a measurement framework for a trackable index of belonging
  • Implementation; successes and lessons learned