Chancellery Academic works on a number of strategic priority areas in learning, teaching and student life.

Belonging to Melbourne: enhancing student life and success

A Green Paper on developing a strategy for student life will be released in 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

The paper will soon be available for University discussion. 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.

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.

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