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2 Alan Taylor Faculty General Manager Faculty of Health Medicine Nursing & Behavioural Sciences

3 Deakin moving forward Bradley Review Dennys Lascelles building Areas of excellence (initiatives and research) Trimester system

4 VTAC first preferences for Deakin after Change of Preference

5 2008-2009 first preferences by Campus Campus 2008-09 first preferences % increase from previous year Melbourne Campus at Burwood 6,1067% Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds 1,77411% Geelong Waterfront Campus 8133% Warrnambool Campus 54421% Total University 10,00615%

6 2008-2009 preferences for CSPs Victorian Universities Total 2008-09 CSP preferences Share of 2008-09 CSP preferences Monash University 82,71521.1% Deakin University 68,83517.6% RMIT University 66,96517.1% La Trobe University 49,84412.7% Victoria University 41,92610.7% University of Melbourne 31,4138.0% Others 28,7067.3% Swinburne 21,1725.4%

7 2009 Total enrolments Campus/Mode Total enrolments 2009 Total commencing enrolments 2009 Total UG commencing enrolments 2009 Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds 4,4071,4961,332 Geelong Waterfront Campus 2,150725592 Melbourne Campus at Burwood 17,2645,5714,327 Warrnambool Campus 1,073396380 Off campus and offshore 10,3233,157795 Grand total 35,21711,3457,426

8 Key note speaker: Professor Brendan Crotty Head of School, School of Medicine Faculty of Health Medicine Nursing & Behavioural Sciences For more information on the School of Medicine, please view the attached PowerPoint presentation (Deakin University - School of Medicine.pps)

9 Student perspective: MichaelMacpherson Medical Student

10 Faculty presentations: » Faculty of Arts & Education » Faculty of Business & Law » Faculty of Health Medicine Nursing & Behavioural Sciences » Faculty of Science & Technology

11 Whats new in Arts and Education? Kelly Reaburn Marketing Officer Faculty of Arts and Education

12 Raymond Trottor Flexible Learning Space Designed to give student teachers more classroom teaching experience and challenge how teaching education is delivered Believed to be a first for an Australian university Focus on Primary and Early Childhood Education Features an inbuilt kitchen, tables that can be written on, indoor garden, as well as the latest technological teaching aids including video cameras to record teaching sessions for later review and discussion.

13 Whats new in courses? Bachelor of Art (Public Relations) from 2010, will be available at our Melbourne Campus at Burwood (previously only available at the Waurn Ponds Campus at Geelong) Bachelor of Arts (with Webmedia major) now available at our Warrnambool Campus. Course includes internship opportunities across a range of local businesses

14 Changes to course prerequisites VIT (Victorian Institute of Teaching) has recently announced changes to course prerequisites for four-year undergraduate teaching programs Careers teachers and others advising students interested in becoming teachers should note that for entry to ALL approved undergraduate (four year) initial teacher education programs, successful applicants will need to have a solid foundation in English and Mathematics. This means that they must have: a study score equivalent to at least 25 in one of the VCE English group of studies at Units 3 & 4 AND have satisfactorily completed a minimum equivalent to VCE Mathematics Units 1 & 2 (not including Foundation Mathematics) This applies to all approved four-year undergraduate programs that prepare primary or secondary teachers For more info see:

15 Whats new in Business and Law? Leonie Keilour Coordinator of Student Recruitment and Events Faculty of Business and Law

16 Economics School Day + Competition Economics School Day and Competition run in conjunction with Open Days for 2009 Hosted by the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance : – Event will promote various Economics programs available at Deakin – Competition involves a debate – Provides an idea of the teaching methods employed (in-class economics concepts) – Virtual economics experiment (showcasing APLIA). Aplia is a web-based, interactive learning system that keeps students engaged and prepared for class. Over 500 secondary schools across Victoria have been contacted – Form teams of 3-4 Year 11 students, must write a response to one of two questions – Teams invited to visit Deakin, prizes awarded to winning teams Students along with their Economics teachers, School Principals, VCE Coordinators, parents and family members are invited to attend

17 New Commerce majors at Warrnambool Accounting Accounting Information Systems (new) Commercial Law (new) Economics (new) eBusiness (new) Finance (new) Financial Planning (new) International Trade (new) Management Marketing Professional Practice (new)

18 Rural Grants Scheme - Warrnambool The Faculty of Business and Law has a grant scheme to assist rural students commencing an undergraduate degree in commerce, law or management on the Warrnambool Campus. Cash grants of $2000 are awarded on the basis of academic merit. To be eligible students must be from 'rural areas' and enrol in one of the Faculty's courses on the Warrnambool Campus. Rural areas are those within VTAC SEAS Category 6: rural or isolated applicants, which includes Warrnambool and towns in country Victoria and South-Eastern South Australia. Students applying for a rural grant must complete a VTAC SEAS application form when submitting their application through VTAC.

19 Whats new in Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavourial Sciences? Laura Day Graduate Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavourial Science

20 Whats new Medicine Nursing Food Science and Nutrition Public Health and Health Promotion

21 Social Work Psychology Exercise and Sports Science Health Science Occupational Therapy

22 Whats new in Science and Technology? Simon Cavanett Senior Lecturer Faculty of Science and Technology

23 Industry-based Learning Program The opportunity for students to undertake a paid industry placement in a role related to their discipline as part of their degree studies. Courses offering work experience in industry are highly sought after by employers as they play a critical role in the development of employability skills and job readiness of graduates.

24 The industry placements are set up as elective units earning credit points towards the degree Duration between 3 - 12 months (equivalent to 1, 2 or 4 credit points). Full-time or part-time Supervised and assessed The work provided is discipline specific Students are required to pay CSP fees Students receive a $620+ per week tax-free scholarship How our IBL Program works

25 Applications are accepted three times a year Students with a well rounded resume are invited to a screening interview (conducted by the Faculty) Students who pass the screening interview are added to the IBL pool to find suitable placements and are offered professional development to prepare them for placements in industry Organisations offering industry placements are sent resumes of students meeting placement requirements Placement organisations will interview short listed students and choose student(s) – similar to graduate recruitment IBL Program selection process

26 By the company: >Mid placement performance evaluation >End of placement evaluation IBL Program unit assessment By the Faculty: >Career development learning/management >Supervision visits and feedback from placement >Placement report, portfolio and presentation >

27 New Faculty initiative: >Students are able to undertake a voluntary work placement working at least one day a week during a Trimester >Shorter duration of placement enables students to incorporate this unit into any Trimester whilst completing a normal study load >The Faculty sources placements and students are also encouraged to seek placement opportunities >Students develop discipline specific work experience and improve their graduate outcomes Internship Program

28 Accenture Alcoa Arthur Rylah Institute Autotest Barwon Water Binary Labs BioDeakin Business Biotics Computershare Deloitte Coles Group Corangamite CMA Department of Sustainability and Environment Geelong City Council Recent IBL placements Glaxo Smith Kline Glenelg Hopkins CMA IBM Industrial Control Technology Insight Engineering Integrated Technology Services McCormick Foods Meat & Livestock Association Museum Victoria Nestle Skilled Group Smorgon Steel Stampford IXL Target Victoria Police Forensic Testing Labs Whitehorse City Council Xstrata Zinc

29 Associate Degree: Alistair Mccosh Senior Project Manager, Deakin at your Doorstep Office of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Rural and Regional)

30 Deakin at Your Doorstep Federal Government Funding over 3 Years Aims to address the disadvantage faced by regional and rural students in accessing Higher Education Distinct role for Deakins Warrnambool Campus with the full program being delivered at this campus Delivery of an Associate Degree (General Studies?)

31 Deakin at Your Doorstep Flexible delivery using information technology Partnership arrangements with several TAFE Colleges across the state (Sunraysia, East Gippsland, Chisholm) Provides two pathways for students after 2 Years » Exit into the Workforce » Advanced Standing into Full Degree Program

32 Associate Degree – General Studies? 2 Years duration following year 12 or equivalent Targeted at students who doubt their ability to complete a Tertiary program Students who have completed or are completing Diploma and Advanced Diploma TAFE programs (TAFE partners will offer alongside the Associate Degree) A pathway for mature aged students considering returning to study to obtain a tertiary qualification

33 Course Outline of Associate Degree (Exit Qualification) YEAR ONE TrimesterUnits T1 * Uni and You (1 cp unit) * Uni and E-learning (1 cp unit) * Independent Study # Choice of Discipline Unit T2 * You, Work and the Community (2 cp unit) * Community Project # Choice of Discipline Unit YEAR TWO T1 Elective Unit (Any 1st Year Unit) Elective Unit (Any 1st Year Unit) Elective Unit (Any 1st Year Unit) Elective Unit (Any 1st Year Unit) T2Work Placement (2 cp unit) Elective Unit (Any 1st or 2 nd Year Unit) Elective Unit (Any 1st or 2 nd Year Unit) Table 1: Course Outline of Associate Degree (Exit Qualification)

34 Course Outline for Associate Degree (Advanced Standing) Table 1: Course Outline of Associate Degree (Exit Qualification) # the discipline unit should be an existing introductory unit as above YEAR ONE TrimesterUnits T1 Uni and You (1 cp unit) Uni and E-learning (1 cp unit)Independent Study # Choice of Discipline Unit T2 You, Work and the Community (2 cp unit) Community Project # Choice of Discipline Unit YEAR TWO T11 st Year Unit of Major 1 st Year Unit of Major 1 st Year Unit of Major 1 st Year Unit of Major T2 1 st or 2 nd Year Unit of Major 1 st or 2 nd Year Unit of Major 1 st or 2 nd Year Unit of Major 1 st or 2 nd Year Unit of Major

35 Uni and You AIMS: For students to begin the process of making a good transition into tertiary study. The overarching focus is the students themselves, both as individuals and as a group, within the University and wider community. For students to consider learning at university from the perspective of different disciplines. OBJECTIVES: For students to identify their own individual strengths and to develop a range of different academic skills. For students to gain an understanding of the tertiary education system, and their different roles as learners in a tertiary education setting.

36 Areas of Study 2010 Business and Law Health Arts/Education Science 2011-2012 (Possible expansion of the offerings)

37 2010 Project Goals A new student group enrolling in the Associate Degree A new cohort of students articulating from TAFE to the Associate Degrees and then Degrees All TAFE Access Centres operational across the regions Post 2012 a number of new Access Centres both Victorian and National are established which could possibly include metropolitan centres

38 Questions? Deakin Tour includes a visit to: The Medical school (led by Leanna Basham, Lecturer, School of Medicine)

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