The MAC101 iLearn unit, a cross-faculty and cross-institution creation, was launched in Session 1, 2017. All first year students will be enrolled in the unit automatically, however students at all stages of their degree can self-enrol in the unit. Continue reading MAC101 – MQ Essentials for Students
“Students as Partners” was the topic of the first LTX event of the year (for those of you unfamiliar, LTX stands for Learning and Teaching Exchange), with a panel of Student Representatives from the Faculty of Business and Economics. The well attended event opened with a brief introduction of how the Student Representatives Program works within the faculty. Continue reading LTX Students As Partners Panel – What We Learnt
How can we maximise retention and minimise drop outs? While there are factors that affect students which are out of your control as teaching staff, there are ways you can mitigate these factors. Continue reading Understanding Why Students Drop Out
The faculty of Business and Economics in collaboration with the Learning Innovation Hub is proud to kick off the “Students as Partners” series of LTX events (for those of you unfamiliar, LTX stands for Learning and Teaching Exchange). On March 21st, 1pm-2pm, a panel of student representatives from FBE will share their experiences in class – from group work to teaching delivery and student engagement. In the second half of the event, the audience is invited to ask questions and engage with the panel, so please bring along any burning questions you might have!
Are your students aware of all MQ has to offer? Continue reading The New Student Welcome and Induction Space – MAC101
Did you know that many of your students do not think about what they want to do when they are done studying? In today’s competitive economy and a world full of choices and options, it is critical that your students start engaging in the process of career planning and development early. Continue reading Are your graduates ‘CareerWise’?
It’s been on everyone’s radar for some time. Students need transitional support when they come to university. While the university has plenty of resources, it can often be a quagmire to navigate finding them.
One thing that came out of the visits to Department meetings is that to aid retention, we really need to do more to guide students during the start of university.
Do your students know about CareerHub, Macquarie’s online jobs database? Or perhaps you’re looking for a talented student to do some casual work? Right now CareerHub has close to 500 active opportunities posted by employers, and over the course of last year there were around 5000.
My family and I are proud Wiradjuri people, and I grew up on Darkinjung country on the Central Coast. I like to say that I was destined to be the first person in my family to go to university, but unfortunately my brother stole that title from me by about a year.
From plagiarism to Powerpoint, these resources will help set up your students for success from the start.
Continue reading 5 resources your students really should know about