Belonging to Melbourne: enhancing student life and success
Green Paper on developing a strategy for student life, March 2019
The Green Paper proposes a number of actions for discussion, grouped into themes which reflect the key challenges identified from the research undertaken into our students’ experience. The themes consist of:
- Foundations and belonging
- Navigating and thriving
- Readiness and next steps
Feedback on the desirability, feasibility, and likely impact of the options proposed in the Green Paper is now invited, and proposals for options not listed here are also welcome.Download (UoM only)Student Life Green Paper March 2019
Please send feedback via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 April 2019.
Structured focus groups to explore the options presented in the Green Paper will be held with both students and academic staff between April and June 2019. A series of working groups on each of the themes has been established to further develop the options that meet with broad support and to determine how these can best be implemented.
A ‘White Paper’ strategy will be developed which will outline the steps to be taken during 2019 and beyond to improve student life. It is anticipated that elements of this will inform the development of the next University’s 2030 Strategy. Recruitment for the newly created Deputy Vice-Chancellor Student Life position is also underway and expected to be finalised during 2019.
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