Career Advisers & Teachers' Conference

Career Advisers & Teachers' Conference

We hope that you are looking forward to attending the 2014 event. This year's conference will feature a number of exciting new initiatives. Please keep reading for more information on the program and to register.

2014 Conference Program

Time Session and speaker(s)
8.30am Registration and refreshments
8.45am

Official University welcome

Professor Tyrone Carlin

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education Operations)

9am

Supporting our students - campus improvement

Greg Robinson

Director, Campus Infrastructure Services

9.15am What's new in 2015

9.55am

Global opportunities - student exchange
10.15am

The next big thing: fostering entrepreneurs at University

James Alexander

INCUBATE Program Manager and Co-founder

10.35am

Morning tea, including an opportunity to meet faculty representatives and staff from University services.

11.15am

Simulation lectures - behind the scenes (Delegates to indicate preference during registration)

  • The Australian Constitution and you
Professor Peter Gerangelos, Sydney Law School
Professor Peter Gerangelos will speak on the current legal and political relevance of the Constitution, the importance of its study and its central place in any law school curriculum. He will also add perspectives from the practice of law in this and related fields.
  • The Chocolate crisis

Professor David Guest, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment
Using a case study in food security, Professor David Guest shows how good farm management increases cacao yields, resulting in improved living standards, reduced rainforest clearing, political and social stability, and securing future supplies of chocolate- a great example of how agricultural science is making a difference. For chocolate lovers, there will be a chocolate tasting after the session.

  • 10 ways an arts degree can change the world

Professor Duncan Ivison, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
In an era of rapid change, core human values will shape the tide of technological innovation. Professor Duncan Ivison will highlight 10 ways in which arts and social sciences can change the world. He will discuss the breadth and variety of opportunities available to arts graduates of the University of Sydney.

12.30pm

Study areas update - Session A (Delegates to indicate preference during registration)

  • Architecture/Sydney College of the Arts/The Sydney Conservatorium
  • Arts/Social Sciences/Education/Social Work
  • Science/Vet Science/Agriculture
  • Health Sciences/Nursing/Pharmacy
1.15pm Lunch with faculty and academic staff
2.15pm

Study areas update - Session B (Delegates to indicate preference during registration)

  • Engineering/IT
  • Law
  • Business
  • Careers in health care: what does the future hold
3pm Event concludes or optional campus tour

REGISTRATION

Please complete the online form to register.

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Lewis, Schools Network Officer, on 02 9351 7335, or email chris.lewis@sydney.edu.au