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Transforming practice: Innovative models for WIL – webinar

October 9, 2017
The contemporary and emerging environment facing Australian and global enterprises is characterised by the arrival of disruptive technologies and global economic transformation with innovation as an economic driver. In this rapidly changing landscape graduates need to be highly adaptable

10 WIL risks and what you can do about them

Friday October 27th
Flinders University
WIL is a risky business for universities. It is a strategic risk worthy of pursuing because it can achieve university goals with respect to research, teaching and learning and service. However, these goals cannot be achieved without the university managing legal and operational risks that may have serious financial and reputational consequences for the university.

What lawyers know about legal risks in WIL – webinar

24 October 2017
Topic: What lawyers know about legal risks in WILThis webinar will present the results of a case study of Australian university lawyers. The study reveals a series of program and contract risks in WIL programs that have not previously been explored in the literature.

Webinar recording – Sustainable WIL Programs in Science

Date: 31 August 11:00am-12:30pm (AEST)
Hosted by: Dr Michael Whelan, Southern Cross University
WIL in Science is a program to build WIL experiences in Australian science degrees. The program reaches into all Science Faculties through the Australian Council of Deans of Science and …

Service Learning and WIL

Save the date – WIL and Service – October 18, 2017. Details soon.
– LaTrobe University, Collins St, Melbourne at 10-12noon
and
– University Melbourne workshop ‘Responding to the challenges and opportunities of growing WIL 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Collaborative research incubator

ACEN NSW/ACT Chapter Forum (last one for the year!)
Wednesday November 8, 2017
UTS, Design/Architecture building, Sydney
The primary focus will be to foster research collaboration across and between Higher Education Institutions …

Seeking WIL academics for PhD research interviews

– Are you a WIL academic in the Humanities And Social Sciences? i.e. arts, creative industries, journalism, communication, sociology, psychology etc?
– Do you, or have you in the past, engaged with host organisations to coordinate some aspect of student internships, placements or projects?