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Aurecon partners with Australian universities to explore a brighter future

Aurecon partners with Australian universities to address issues and explore options currently challenging tertiary education.

The Tertiary Education Management Conference 2021 and Aurecon has partnered with several universities to present industry collaborations that addressing challenges facing the education sector.

13 October 2021 – Australian universities are facing major disruptions, not least due to the impacts of COVID-19. The post-pandemic campus, student experience, teaching and learning methods, along with ongoing needs to create high performance cultures and achieve sustainability and diversity and inclusion goals, are all areas currently challenging tertiary education.

These issues are explored at the Tertiary Education Management Conference 2021 and Aurecon has partnered with a number of universities to present industry/university collaborations that are addressing these and other challenges facing the sector.

Aurecon’s Education and Research Industry Leader, Susie Pearn, said that industry/university partnerships provided opportunities to explore options for innovation, research, learning, employment, and sustainability to address the most significant issues facing the world today, not just in the design and delivery of specific projects, but also aligned to organisational purpose and strategic goals.

“Aurecon is moving beyond the traditional offerings of engineering services to co-create solutions with our university clients that will not only benefit the sector today, but also leave a legacy for future generations,” Pearn said.

Aurecon partnered with the University of Queensland, Monash University and the University of Melbourne, along with other project collaborators, to deliver the following presentations at the Tertiary Education Management Conference 2021:

  • Exploration through design: Using industry partnerships and human-centred design to create novel learning opportunities Tim Kastelle (University of Queensland) and Veronica Nolan (Aurecon)

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