Invitation to Attend

Higher and post secondary Education in Australia and New Zealand is continuing to face some of the most challenging restructures in many decades. The myriad of support services that significantly contribute to student engagement and development have been required to flex, change and move with these demands. As the new higher and post secondary education landscape becomes both more apparent and fluid, the challenge to student support services in this environment is establishing and maintaining visibility, viability and value within respective institutions.

The 2015 ANZSSA conference invites participants to explore these 3 Vs, sharing experiences and initiatives that are proving successful, unpacking emerging issues from a range of stakeholder perspectives, acknowledging the sticking points and collectively moving forward with creative strategies and initiatives. The conference is open to all higher and post secondary education support services such as health and counselling, student advisers (domestic and international), disability services, career development services, housing and accommodation services, student welfare supports, spiritual and pastoral care, student finances, learning skills staff, guilds and unions.

The organising committee invites you to beautiful Hobart, Tasmania. As a world renowned place for traversing challenging landscapes, Tasmania offers you opportunity for an unsurpassable professional and personal experience. Why wouldn't you be here in December!

We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful city of Hobart.

Colin Clark - Convenor, Jordi Austin - ANZSSA President

 

Conference Host

The Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association Inc. (ANZSSA) is a professional association for people with an interest in the role of support services in post secondary education.

We are focused on:

  • The quality of the student experience
  • Supporting and empowering students to achieve their educational and life goals
  • Enhancing student wellbeing and development Improving student success and persistence
  • Providing outreach to students at-risk
  • Raising institutional student retention rates

 

 

 

Sponsors


PARTNER SPONSOR


GOLD SPONSORS

 

SATCHEL SPONSOR



Organising Committee

Colin Clark
Chair

Jordi Austin, President
Karen Davis
Joanna Peters
Jim Elliott
Ally Dow
Cheryl Jones
Dr Julie Preston
Dr Jane Skalicky


Who Should Attend

Anyone one involved in student services management and delivery will benefit from attending the conference, including:

  • Counsellors
  • Health service providers
  • Housing service providers
  • Guild advocates

 

  • Learning support
  • Academic advisors
  • Grievance/conflict resolution officers
  • Chaplains
  • Mentors
  • Career advisors
  • Financial advisers
  • Student advisers
  • Welfare advisers
  • Disability support
  • Volunteer and leadership program coordinators
  • Directors and heads of Operational areas

 

31
Mar
2015

Call for Papers

Call for Papers is open!

May
2015

Registration Open

Online registrations. Book early to secure your accommodation.

21
SEPT
2015

Early-bird Registration

Early-bird discounts end on Monday 21 September.
JULY
2015

Provisional Program

A detailed provisional program will be posted by online.
8
DEC
2015

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will be held on Tuesday 8 December in the Derwent Room
6
DEC
2015

Conference

The conference begins on Sunday 6 December with the Welcome Reception at the Wrest Point Convention Centre