2015 International Conference

Theme: Partnering for Student Success
June 24-26, 2015
Hosted by The University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

The Call for Proposals will open the first week of October.


This conference aims to bring together faculty, practitioners, staff and students in academic advising, student advising, personal tutoring, and student success from across the globe in order to share approaches, strategies, research and practice to further student success. Delegates will have an opportunity to network and gain a global perspective from colleagues that will strengthen our passion for student support and development. In particular, it will focus on:

•    Improving student retention and success
•    Enhancing student development and learning
•    Supporting well-being and social inclusivity 
•    Presenting new research and theoretical frameworks
•    Reflecting on current challenges internationally and locally
•    Demonstrating the effectiveness of academic advising and other forms of student support through a range of measurements    
•    Supporting and empowering staff to encourage best practice and reflection

More Info

Target Audience

Organizing Committee

Neil Robinson
Academic Registrar
The University of Melbourne

Catherine Mann
Manager Student Connect Program
The University of Melbourne

Terrie Healy
Deputy Director Student Administration
RMIT University

Fiona Ellis
Director Student Services
RMIT University

Raffaella di Maio
President of UMAA
The University of Melbourne

Jaci Blumhagen
Senior Project Manager
The University of Melbourne

Catriona MacGregor
Executive Office
The University of Melbourne

David Williams
Project Director, Bachelor of Biomedicine
The University of Melbourne