Centre for University Pathways and Partnerships

Social Inclusion Symposium

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 Social Incusion Symposium Practice in Tertiary Education

Friday 7th September 2012

10am - 4.10pm

UTAS Inveresk Campus, Launceston TAS

The symposium was an opportunity for staff, from UTAS and beyond, to be informed and involved in discussions and workshops about how social inclusion applies to them (for instance in supporting and teaching students) and what best practice might be.  The symposium was funded by the Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL) and the UTAS Student Experience Committee.

Symposium Presentations (PowerPoint presentations and/or notes) for the following sessions are now available. 

Click on the presentation type below to download.





Opening Professor Sue Kilpatrick (Director, Centre for University Pathways & Partnerships, UTAS)
Tasmanian Context Professor David Adams (Social Inclusion Commission for Tasmania; Director, Northern Tasmanian Development)


UTAS Context Professor Sue Kilpatrick (Director, CUPP, UTAS) & Dr Susan Johns (Research Officer, CUPP, UTAS)


Workshop on Social Inclusivity Malcolm Fialho (Senior Diversity Officer, University of Western Australia)


Parallel Sessions
1. Student Perspectives Facilitator: Peter Komsta (CALD Officer, Student Centre, UTAS): Panellists: Lauren Gower, Bowen Zhang, Geoff Fox, Jia You, Emrul Kayes, Bronwyn Moore
2. Good Practice for strategies in inclusive teaching Dr Natalie Brown (Co-head, Tasmanian Institute of Teaching and Learning, UTAS)



3. Creating a socially inclusive student experience Dr Jane Skalicky (Head-Student Learning & Academic Development, Student Centre, UTAS) & Colin Clark (Head-Student Wellbeing, Student Centre, UTAS)


Notes (avail. Oct.)

Panel Discussion/ Wrap up Facilitator: Dr Karen Hall (Head-Theory, SVPA, UTAS); Panellists: Sue Kilpatrick, Malcolm Fialho, Jane Skalicky, Bronwyn James


Closing Dr Bronwym James (Senior Lecturer, Learning Development, University of Wollongong; President of the Association for Academic Language & Learning)


*For further queries please contact Nicole Crawford on (03) 6324 3508 or Nicole.Crawford@utas.edu.au.