Goal 1: Education

Empowering students for their future

Goal 1 of our Strategic Plan highlights our Education focus to 2025, our ongoing commitment to graduate success, to digitalise our education provision, expand work-integrated learning and develop new offerings to support lifelong learning, to grow student mobility and transnational learning opportunities, to build a transdisciplinary course portfolio in order to develop T-shaped graduates, and to harness data and learning analytics ethically to deliver personalised support and an exceptional experience for our students.

UOW Enabling Framework for Student Equity 2021-2024 - PDF

1.1 Future proofing graduates

We will continue to transform our course portfolio to ensure future graduate success. We will deepen and broaden work-integrated learning, digital learning, and entrepreneurship opportunities for our students. We will produce transdisciplinary graduates able to succeed in a future of work characterised by portfolio careers. We will continually innovate our portfolio of offerings, and introduce microcredentials to support lifelong learning.

1.2 Students as trusted partners

We will engage students as trusted partners with a shared responsibility for their educational journey. We will empower our diverse student body to co-design their educational experience, enhancing their voice in decision-making bodies and the services and programs offered to support their success.

1.3 Global curriculum innovation

We will develop our students as global citizens through enhanced opportunities for international student mobility and digitally enabled cross-campus learning collaboration, recognising our truly unique global campuses and presence. We will mainstream a global mindset across our portfolio of courses and develop a framework for international work-integrated learning.

1.4 Committed to personalised learning support 

We will leverage sophisticated learning analytics and artificial intelligence to provide sector-leading personalised support for our students. We will develop a single view of student data, which will be used in an ethical and transparent manner to support success and empower students on their learning journey.

1.5 Delivering excellence

We will promote and reward teaching excellence. We will support ongoing staff development through proactive communities of practice and enhance career progression opportunities for teaching excellence academics.