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Contributing to RMIT’s Global Strategy

December 4, 2020

Reflections

What are your reflections, learnings and takeaways against the themes presented?

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NH

As globalization has become a norm, having global experience is essential for our students to be rea… See more

Nhan H.

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CM

Engage students further in conversations about what they want or view an experience to be, not necessarily us telling them

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SB

Global Experiences can help bring RMIT students together across all global locations to develop a sense of global identify and belonging

Sam B.

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LR

If sustainability is key for students, then virtual is the way of the future (given mobility isn't terribly sustainable in terms of the carbon footprint).

Linda R.

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PS

The focus on local connections is very important so that we encourage global experiences for student… See more

Philippa S.

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CM

Through the year we were able to move away from the Location -centric approach and have all students together online

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AD

Interested to know the type of experiences students want to engage with sustainability in mind.

Adam D.

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CM

I think moving to a student-centric model is important but I believe COVID has shown that it is also… See more

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CM

Further to this comment, I would say that rather than being "student-centric" we should be community and environment-centric. By focusing on how RMIT is delivering value to the communities i… See more

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CM

It is interesting to hear how keen students are to interact, and connect with local and global indus… See more

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KR

It is really wonderful to hear a focus on global experiences for students. Whilst positioning oursel… See more

Kate R.

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Opportunities

What are your ideas for future, cutting edge, global student experiences in the new normal?

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NH

How about a RMIT-wide hackathon/contest/Global Week, etc. across the campuses during the same period?

Nhan H.

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SB

Embedding Global Experience micro-credentials into RMIT programs can help L&T lift the quality/experience of their course content without any extra work or money

Sam B.

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LR

Short virtual global experiences as an integral part of our Orientation?

Linda R.

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DC

We have posed the challenge for our Student Life teams in Australia and Vietnam to see if we can cre… See more

Dene C.

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KR

Joining the link between our On Country programming and Sustainability and SDG efforts

Kate R.

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CM

we do a lot of thought leadership with our academics and industry partners. i think we should also h… See more

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LR

Rethink degree structure so we can embed common core courses with a global/industry experience in the first year of degrees.

Linda R.

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AN

Create courses that can be relevant for different degrees

Alonso N.

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SB

Use our partnership with Riipen to create online internships overseas (in addition to cohort based IPOL experiences embedded into curriculum)

Sam B.

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KR

Often people thing Global Experiences should wait until student "settle in" to uni life…… See more

Kate R.

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Impact

How can you help get the student voice into the RMIT NEXT strategy?

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NH

We can collect the sharing and feedback from our returnees besides running a mass survey with all students across the campuses.

Nhan H.

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KR

Create a special "think tank" from our GLP grads. They are often primed to continue their journey

Kate R.

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CM

are students involved on the strategy team developing next?

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AR

Speak to the students – online survey, social media polls or when face to face have causal chats with students to listen and learn to what they want out of RMIT.

Audrey R.

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CM

Seek advocacy and participation through teaching channels, segmenting response and discussion focus on one topic at a time.

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SB

Observe and survey global experience participants to share their views and aspirations.

Sam B.

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