Student Health and Welfare Conference

29-30 Jul 2013 at Sydney Harbour Hotel, Sydney, Australia

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From 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


The 2nd Annual Student Health and Welfare Conference will address the major issues affecting student health and wellbeing in the tertiary sector.


The pressures of modern learning and the diversity of student bodies have put student health and wellbeing at the core of university mission and strategy. Now in its second successful year, this conference will bring together campus leaders for student services delivery to consider the particular challenges for the physical and mental well being of the modern student and share perspectives on conditions for learning and growth.

Key themes include: What constitutes student services in a modern campus? Creating healthy campuses for student health and well being - perspectives on physical, sexual and mental health Access and availability to mental health support services Looking beyond traditional approaches and interventions with new ways to deliver evidence based, accessible and broad reaching support At-risk populations Understanding and responding to patterns of unhealthy or oppressive behaviour Student Representation on school and university committees - integrating the student view within student health and welfare strategies Role of a skilled and diverse multidisciplinary staff team in supporting equity and diversity Campus life and engagement Financial Welfare Campus security - developing a campus culture that enables safety; key risks and risk management Enhancing the Student Experience - International Students, Postgraduate Students, the first year student experience Improving the indigenous student experience Academic support - Opportunities for guidance from teaching staff Study skills programs - codes of practice and guidelines for learning, research, examinations and project work.


Two day conference-Student Association Rate: $ 874.50 AUD
Two day conference: $ 1644.50 AUD

Artists / Speakers: Odyssey House Victoria, Youth Development Worker, Odyssey House Victoria Lucy Demant, Manager Youth and Family Services, CQUniversity George Hatzimanolis, Campus Services Coordinator andEEO Contact Officer - Sydney Campus, Southern Cross University Shazhi Yaghi, School of Health and Human Sciences, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (CRN Nursing), Southern Cross University Dr Ann Mulder, Student Services, Senior Manager Student Health Services / Head Counsellor / Adjunct Professional Fellow, Swinburne University Dr Jonathan Munro, Swinburne University Dr. Annabel Chan - Behavioural Risk Assessment and Management Coordinator, University of New South Wales Mari Barry - Manager of Student Development and Counselling, Australian School of Business, Graduate Student Development Office, Head, Business Leadership Program, Macquarie University Shahid Majeed, Director Campus Wellbeing, Darren Peters, Director.

From: July 29, 2013 00:00
To: July 30, 2013 23:59

Sydney Harbour Hotel, 30 Pitt Street, 2000, Sydney, Australia


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