Category: Higher Ed

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Managing engagement on Teams: Intervention or Nudges?

Teams is one of the fastest organically adopted new technologies across universities in Australia, as professional and academic staff have started using it to collaborate with their colleagues and students. This time last year, we described it as "the fastest growing business app in Microsoft history", in use by 1/2 million organisations, and two months ago it was reported... Read more

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Edith Cowan University tears down learning barriers with Azure Lab Services

As one of Australia’s newer tertiary institutions, Edith Cowan University (ECU), has always done things a little differently. From its inception in 1991 it sought to reshape the way higher education was delivered and its courses are created in consultation with industry. With several hundred students each year passing through various computer science courses ECU needs to... Read more

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UNSW’s Teams project brings Artificial Intelligence to student engagement

At the global Microsoft Inspire conference this week, Dr David Kellerman, from UNSW's Engineering faculty, talked to the 25,000 attendees about the work that is being done to transform the classroom and learning experience, while creating a community of learners, at the University of New South Wales in Sydney By replacing real ink and document scanners with digital ink, and... Read more

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UNSW uses Teams to increase student engagement

Dr. David Kellermann, a lecturer in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UNSW, teaches a class with hundreds of students, including several who participate via webcast. With the intention of creating an inclusive learning experience that would encourage students to collaborate with each other across the class, he sought a solution to this communication... Read more

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Cloud and CRM graduate with flying colours for UNSW, transforming campus experience and boosting efficiency

UNSW is a leading Australian university, one of the Group of Eight, and ranks among the top 100 universities in the world. It has even bigger ambitions. The UNSW 2025 strategy is focussed on establishing the University as Australia’s Global University with a stellar reputation for discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership. It is investing $3... Read more

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Pioneering the next generation of genomics research—in the cloud

Australian National University (ANU) is the top-ranked university in Australia, and the 24th best university in the world. Researchers at ANU contribute to this prestigious ranking by advancing knowledge and conducting groundbreaking studies, including cutting-edge genomics research. Over the past year, Dr. Sebastian Kurscheid, a research fellow in the Department of Genome... Read more