We were delighted with the response to our Forum, held in Brisbane, 28 & 29 September. With 58 attendees, we worked together to share best practice initiatives and achieve good practice in the provision of safe, supportive and inclusive colleges and halls of residence. Forum presentations, in the order that they appeared on the Program, are listed below. See the Program and the Photo Gallery. See the Presentations below:
The first day was designed to be practical whilst meeting the policy imperatives in the context of the AHRC recommendations. Key speakers were as follows:
“CHANGE THE COURSE” Report – Setting the Scene
Culture, Gender and Diversity
Residential Communities Context – “Re-think Program”
Response from UCA – ‘Change the Course’ Working Party on contributing factors, response best practice, and resources in relation to sexual assault and sexual harassment in university student residential settings: see the Working Group presentations
Workshop – Alcohol Harm Minimisation: Best Practice, Policies and Resources: see the Working Group presentations
The UCA biennial Conference 2016 combined with the Second Collegiate Way International Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, from 13 to 17 November 2016. Visit the Conference website at http://collegiateway2016.com.au/
A full list of presentations and an alphabetical list of presenters, including a biography and abstract can be accessed here.
A list of papers and presentations submitted to the Conference to date:
The UCA Forum, ‘Better Leaders, Better Collegiate Life’ -Colleagues, Challenges & Conversations, was held at University House, Australian National University from 30 September to 2 October. See the full programme.