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Find what you’re looking for with MyUni Search

MyUni has been updated with a new “Search” function that will be available to all users from 8thOctober 2019.  Search helps you find what you need, when you need it, across courses you are enrolled in. How can it help you? Search helps students find documents, topics and concepts within their current courses or courses they have […]

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R U OK?

Written by Trish Franceschilli and Eleanor De Guglielmo on behalf of the LEI Wellness Group. On Thursday the 12th of September the nation celebrated R U OK day. Contributors wore yellow t-shirts, lanyards, bandanas and bracelets to raise awareness of suicide prevention and asked family, friends and co-workers if they were OK? The Learning Enhancement […]

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By students, for students: PASS

Written by Dr Chelsea Avard Peer Assisted Study Sessions are free weekly study sessions, facilitated by students who have been highly successful in challenging courses, and who want to help new students in those courses work together to understand what the key concepts and ideas are, and how to approaching studying them. PASS Leaders are current students, and […]

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Q&A – key takeaways from ASR pilot

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) is when computer software recognises the human voice. Recently, a pilot was conducted where ASR was implemented into certain courses. Learning Designer, John Murphy was involved with this pilot and interviewed Dr. Kencana Dharmapatni who was teaching a course included in the pilot, hear what she has to say.

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The Library – a space for all students

Written by Anne Hawkins, Coordinator – Copyright & Open Access The Library is committed to supporting equitable access to our collections, services and spaces for all students. Equitable access can mean very different things to different people. For a student with a vision impairment it may mean that material is available in an electronic format which […]

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Education that’s really for everyone

Written by Karen Roberts, Disability Support Coordinator Disability Support provide services to students with a wide variety of disabilities and ongoing medical conditions. The good news – there are increasing numbers of students with disabilities enrolling in tertiary education, with participation rates in South Australia for students with disabilities the highest nationally, and exceeding the national […]

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We Want You! Q&A with Sharon Scott – Manager, Student Employability

Thousands of students per year attend University in the hope find employment within their field at the end of their degree. While at university students should take opportunities to continue developing and strengthening their employability skills. Employers are looking for well-rounded students with a number of transferable skills. We spoke with Sharon Scott, Manager, Student […]

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For students, by students: The Students as Partners program

The SaP initiative allows for students and academics to strengthen their relationship, create concepts and engage in projects that are meaningful and relevant to students. This provides students with the opportunity to enhance employability skills, including negotiation and working within a team. We spoke with Tom, our Support and Student Partnership Lead who began with […]

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A day in the life of a Learning Enhancement Officer

Students are at the heart of what we do and in the Learning Enhancement & Innovation Team, we strive to include a student aspect in our various projects and initiatives. Over the past few years, the LEI team has maintained a strong student presence with our Learning Enhancement Officers (LEOs). Our LEOs work closely with […]

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Support for Semester 2

With the start of semester 2 just around the corner, we wanted to make sure that you are prepared. As we did in Semester 1, we are running our series of MyUni training, workshops and ‘drop in’ support services again. Find out what is available to you this semester here.

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