Shifting paradigms in higher education

Shifting paradigms in higher education

WA
Jul 30
Limited places available to register please contact Alicia on 08 6104 7104.

Speakers

Professor Selma Alliex, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of Campus, The University of Notre Dame of Australia
Professor Ann Capling, Provost, Murdoch University
Professor Kerry Cox, Vice-Chancellor, Edith Cowan University
Professor Paul Johnson, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Western Australia

Event overview

The Federal Government's recent decision to deregulate fees and withdraw $1.1 billion in funding over three years from 2015 has been a game-changer for universities. What does this mean for a sector already struggling to readjust to a declining international student market? How will the individual universities evolve to fit the new paradigm?

Higher education plays a critical role in meeting the future workforce needs of industry and ensuring that graduates have the specific skills required in an innovative, knowledge-intensive economy. Targeted partnerships with the VET sector to deliver niche, flexible and specialised programs that service the needs of WA employers could also present new opportunities.

Questions to be addressed at this event include:

  • What will the new competitive landscape mean for Australian higher education in the current global market?
  • Can Australia reinstate itself as a world leader in education and innovation?

Meet the panel

Professor Selma Alliex
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of Campus, The University of Notre Dame of Australia

Professor Ann Capling
Provost, Murdoch University

Professor Kerry Cox
Vice-Chancellor, Edith Cowan University

Professor Paul Johnson
Vice-Chancellor, The University of Western Australia

Professor Deborah Terry AO
Vice-Chancellor and President, Curtin University

Meet the facilitator

Tim Orton
Managing Director, Nous Group

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