Invitation to Attend

The picturesque city of Adelaide, ranked by Lonely Planet as one of the top ten cities in the world to visit in 2014 plays host to this year’s Annual conference. We are excited to invite you to attend the ISANA/ANZSSA Annual Conference in Adelaide.

The jointly organized conference represents the 25th ISANA International Education Association and 19th Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association (ANZSSA) conferences. The theme for conference is “Working with Synergies: Benefiting the diversity of students’.

This conference will give us the opportunity to explore and discuss how different expertise and experiences complement and strengthen each other for the overall benefit of students. There will be an exciting program of speakers, workshops, social activities and lots of networking opportunities.

We look forward to seeing you in Adelaide in December 2014.

Mary Ann Seow, ISANA President
Jordi Austin, ANZSSA President

Who should Attend ISANA/ANZSSA 2014?

Australian and New Zealand delegates from the following professions and organisations should attend this conference ...

  • Counsellors
  • Health practitioners
  • Staff working in student recreation departments
  • Student guild advocates
  • Mentor program staff
  • Mediation and conflict resolution staff
  • Chaplaincy and multi-faith support
  • Careers advisors
  • Student wellbeing advisors
  • Equity staff
  • Academic advisors
  • First year experience practitioners
  • Student support service managers and directors
  • International student advisors and counsellors
  • Exchange/Study Abroad coordinators
  • Coordinators of student services
  • Learning and Language providers
  • NZAID and AusAID liaison officers
  • International office administrators
  • Admissions officers
  • Accommodation officers
  • Students and teachers
  • International marketing managers
  • Government personnel
  • Overseas government, consulate and embassy officials
  • International educators from around the world
  • International education and recruitment agents
  • Researchers in international education
  • Supporting companies such as accommodation providers and insurance providers
  • And anyone else with an interest in the quality of the student experience

Organising Committee
Annie Andrews, University of NSW
Georgina Barrett, UTS
Shanton Chang, University of Melbourne
Karen Davis, Victoria University of Wellington
Alison Dow, Unitec Institute of Technology
Jim Elliott, Curtin University
Catherine Gomes, RMIT
Anne Hayes, Flinders University
Klaus Koefer, Flinders University
Kathy Matthews, Allianz Global Assistance
Austin Perrot, International Australian Academy
Joanna Peters, Griffith University
Nadia Rajic, University of SA
Kate Richardson, International Education Consultants Australia
Mary Ann Seow, ISANA Adelaide
Cathy Stone, Open University
Pixie Yeap, University College London
Mark Young, Australian Catholic University

Latest Information

Partner Sponsors

Silver & Satchel Sponsor

Barista Sponsor

Doctoral Consortium Sponsor

Daily Catering Sponsor

Name Badge Sponsor

Bursary Sponsor

Australian Government - Department of Education

Bursary Sponsor

ISANA Conference Proceedings


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Important Dates

Abstracts Due 30 May 2014
Abstract Acceptance Late June 2014
Refereed Papers Due 8 Aug 2014
Presenters Registration Due 8 Aug 2014
Comments from Referees Aug 2014
Provisional Program July 2014
Early Bird Extended! 30 Sept 2014
ePosters Due 7 Nov 2014
Conference 2-4 Dec 2014
Proceedings items due 12 Dec 2014