Invitation: NCSEHE 2016 National Research Forum

Facilitating an Innovative Future through Equity

Monday 28 November 2016
National Press Club
16 National Circuit, Barton, ACT
8:30am registration for a 9:00am start, concluding at 3:00pm

You are invited to the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education’s 2016 National Research Forum.

Facilitating an Innovative Future through Equity will engage higher education experts and leaders in a discussion focused on shaping the sector’s future directions via research, policy and institutional practice.

In Attendance
A limited number of delegates have been invited to attend this event and include university Vice-Chancellors, policy analysts, members of the media, equity practitioners, representatives from peak sector bodies including EPHEA, Universities Australia, IRU, GO8, ATN, RUN, and more.

Forum Registration
To secure your place at this free event, please register your attendance via this registration form by Monday 10 October 2016. For invitees based in New South Wales and Victoria, the NCSEHE will book and pay for your economy flights to and from Canberra.

If you are unable to attend this event, you are welcome to nominate a representative to attend in your place.


8:30am Registration, Tea/Coffee and Networking

9:00am Welcome and Introduction

Announcement of 2017 NCSEHE Equity Fellows

Universities Australia Chair Professor Barney Glover: Student Access, Participation and Equity in Higher Education – An Update

9:30am 2016 NCSEHE Equity Fellows Presentations

Dr Nadine Zacharias: The Australian Student Equity Programme and Institutional Change

Dr Cathy Stone: Improving Student Access, Participation and Success in Online Higher Education

Dr Erica Southgate: Fair Connection to Professional Careers

10:35am Morning Tea

11:00am Student Equity in Higher Education Research Grants Program Overview

11:10am Facilitating an Innovative Future Through Equity – Pop-Up Panel Discussion

1:00pm Lunch

1:45pm Q&A – Student Equity Policy: A Global Perspective

Professor Bruce Chapman, Australian National University Director Policy Impact

Professor Simon Marginson, University College London Centre for Global Higher Education Director

2:50pm Summation and Conclusion: Where to next?

3:00pm Forum Close

Please email should you have any queries regarding this upcoming event.

We hope you will be able to join us and contribute to this important national event.

Kind regards
Professor Sue Trinidad
National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
(08) 9266 1573