Events


Selected events and conferences of relevance to the RUN member universities are featured below. In most instances, staff of RUN member universities are entitled to a discounted registration fee.


Event Name: 3rd Annual Enhancing Student Experience Conference

Date: ​​17th & 18th April 2018

Location: ​Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne

Though crucial to long term competitive advantage, transitioning to a truly student centric institution is a formidable undertaking. Collaborating and learning from the success and failures of others across the sector is key to continuous improvement. 

The ​3rd Annual Enhancing Student Experience conference​ will focus on how institutions can evolve to enhance the student experience across the student lifecycle. By combining the nitty gritty of lessons learned with case studies of best practice and innovation, this conference is an ideal opportunity to think outside the box, network and drive change. 

Hear insight on key issues including: ● Effectively ​engaging​ with a ​diverse​ student ​demographic ● Embedding a ​student centred culture ● Measuring​ the ​impacts​ of ​experience​ initiatives ● Embracing ​digital technologies​ to ​measure​ & ​enhance​ student experience ● Prepare for ​changing expectations​ of the ​finance role Who will attend?  Senior leadership as well as centralised and academic staff with responsibility for student engagement and experience. 

Responsible for: ● Student Services ● Marketing ● Business Strategy ● IT Services ● Digital Transformation ● Learning & Teaching ● Service Delivery ● Business Strategy ● Customer Experience ● Library Services ● Student Life

For more information, visit the website or contact our customer care team at customercare@criterionconferences.com

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Event name:  University IT Service Strategy & Challenges Conference

Date:  24th & 25th October 2018
Location: Rydges on Swanston, Melbourne

Utilising technology to achieve the strategic and operational goals of the university is both an ongoing and continually evolving process. Effectively integrating and delivering coordinated and customer centric IT services is critical to institutional competitive advantage in the long term.

The University IT Service Strategy & Challenges conference will address the need to bring together examples of best practice from Australasia, internationally and out of sector to share knowledge, networking and practical strategies for success.

Hear insights on key issues

  • How to align service models with business strategy
  • Practical strategies to achieve service quality excellence
  • Enhancing soft skills & understanding your customer
  • Proactively managing information security & risk

Who will attend?

Staff with responsibility for IT service, service delivery, client services/support, service desk, technology service performance, eLearning systems, relationship management and knowledge management.

Event Category: University, Strategy, IT Service

Enquiries: Contact 02 9239 5701.  Contact our Customer Care team at customercare@criterionconferences.com or visit our website to receive more information about this conference.


Event Name: Student Bullying and Mental Wellbeing Conference

Date: 30th July – 1st August 2018

Location: Sydney

The Student Bullying and Mental Wellbeing Conference will provide and an in-depth look at the core issues facing Australian school and university students. Featuring some of Australia’s foremost experts in this field, the conference will examine anti-bullying and pro-mental health programs that can be implemented at your school.

The direction of current Government policy, cyberbullying, the unique risks of student demographics, university hazing, and in-depth examinations of case studies will be discussed over the course of this 2-day event. Ensure your institution stays ahead of the curb in moving towards a bullying-free, mentally healthy education.

Why attend?

  • Learn new, innovative ways to reduce bullying incidents at your school
  • Help create a positive school culture, in which students feel a sense of trust towards school staff
  • Gain access to practical ideas for eliminating inappropriate hazing culture, and building an understanding amongst all residents of full sexual consent at universities and residential colleges
  • Improve your current student wellbeing programs to reflect the latest research in the field of bullying and student mental health
  • Network and exchange ideas with heavyweights in the field of education, youth mental health, and anti-bullying policy
  • Compare your school’s current bullying/wellbeing policy with others, and learn how to refine and improve it

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