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2020 Deakin National Students as Partners Roundtable

Event Details
Online event
24 August 2020 - 28 August 2020

Event overview

The National Students as Partners (Virtual) Roundtable, Learning through Partnerships, was hosted by Deakin University on 24–28 August 2020.

The annual National Students as Partners Roundtable brings together students, academics, and professional staff from educational institutions to explore innovative and transformative developments in areas of Students as Partners initiatives and practices.

The event provides an opportunity to:

  • share Students as Partners practices, ideas, and experiences
  • discover new ways of considering Students as Partners in higher education
  • network with a diversity of Students as Partners practitioners
  • harness the creativity of staff and students to address teaching and learning challenges.

Presentation slides and recording — Professor Sarah O’Shea

2020 Students as Partners — Keynote Speakers

The Roundtable was hosted by Deakin staff and students with live sessions running between 9.30–11.30 am AEST across the week of Monday 24 to Friday 28 August. Speakers included:

  • Professor Sarah O’Shea, (PhD, PFHEA, CF) Director, National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
  • Ms Trish McCluskey, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching (Interim), Victoria University
  • Lizi Thomas, PhD candidate, Victoria University
  • Professor Lisa Hanna, Dean of Students, Deakin University
  • Shefali Dorepalli, Student Partner, Deakin University
  • Associate Professor Kelly Matthews, University of Queensland
  • Yifei Liang and Preeti Vayada, Student Partners, University of Queensland

More information and registration is available on the event website

Posted 18 June 2020