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9:00am – 9:20amAcknowledgement of country
Dr Pranit Anand
9:20am – 9:40amKeynote 1
Professor Kevin Ashford-Rowe
Official opening of symposium
9:40am – 10:20amKeynote 2
Assoc Prof Kate MacNeill
Cross border communications – rethinking internationalisation during the pandemic
Morning tea/Break (10 min)

Stream 1Stream 2
Session 1
10:30am – 10:50am
Postgraduate international students’ extra-curriculum experiences during COVID-19 and the link to their employability: A case study from Australia
Dr Jasvir Kaur Nachatar Singh
Humayra Ayasha Chowdhury
Dr Sabrina Gupta
La Trobe University, Australia
Uncovering the Hidden Voices and the Echoes in the Chat of Live-Streamed Classes
Professor Christopher C. Tisdell
UNSW, Australia
Session 2
10:50am – 11:10am
Exploring international student perceptions of the Southern Cross Model
Jacky Zhang and Robyn Cetinich
Southern Cross University, Australia
Measuring 21st Century Skills with International Students – Role of Blockchain
Dr Nagarajan Venkatachalam
QUT, Australia
Break (10 mins)
Session 3
11:20am – 11:40am
Adapting International Immersive Education Experiences to Online Education Platforms: Discussion Paper
Rachel Walls,
Charles Sturt University, Australia
Dr. Craig Norris,
University of Tasmania, Australia
A/P Zilia Zara-Papp, Saitama University, Japan
FOMENT – Teaching Innovation in Wine and Tourism Around the Globe
Carla Dias Wadewitz,
Flinders University, Australia
Session 4
11:40am – 12:00pm
Innovation Born of Necessity: pivoting to respond to COVID-19 international border closures to deliver Pre-departure Training Program (PDTP) to Australia Awards Cambodia Post-Graduate scholars.
Jan Harvey, Dr Heena Akbar; Graeme Baguley; Dr Nhan Dinh; Nelson Salangsang
QUT Australia
Maximising online opportunities for ethics workshops – A narration of experience in internationalisation and inclusive teaching experiences during Covid-19 pandemic
Shiva Das Sivasubramaniam, University of Derby, UK
Zeenath Reza Khan,
University of Wollongong in Dubai, Dubai, UAE.
Lunch/Networking (30 mins)
12:30pm – 1:10pmKeynote 3
Assoc Prof Tracy Zou
Knowing, acting, and being: Academics’ engagement in internationalisation of the curriculum in Hong Kong
Session 5
1:10pm – 1:30pm
Group conflicts among higher ed students from diverse backgrounds and how to manage them using restorative practice
Zeenath Reza Khan, Vidhi Sharma, Priyanka Hemnani,
Tina Thomas,
University of Wollongong in Dubai, Dubai UAE
Universities of the 21st century: campuses or business parks?
Amita Krautloher,
Charles Sturt University, Australia
Break (10 mins)
Session 6
1:40pm – 2:00pm
Postgraduate international and domestic students’ interaction and engagement levels during COVID-19: A case study from Australia
Dr Jasvir Kaur Nachatar Singh
Humayra Ayasha Chowdhury
Dr Sabrina Gupta
La Trobe University
Embedding critical thinking in academic writing skills classes: A case study of multicultural students
Ajrina Hysaj
University of Wollongong in Dubai
Session 7
2:00pm – 2:20pm
Examining Academic Integrity Among International Students: An Empirical Investigation
Zeenath Reza Khan, Sreejith Balasubramanian, Atharv Arvikar, Ajrina Hysaj, Mohammed Nader Shabani
University of Wollongong in Dubai, Middlesex University Dubai
A Disciplinary overview of curricular internationalisation – Student and academic staff perspectives
Dr. Dongmei Li,
Dr. Xia Cui
University of Melbourne, Australia
Session 8
2:20pm – 2:40pm
Enriching the learning experience of both international and domestic students
Suzi Syme & Sharon Leslie, Southern Cross University, Australia
Reconciling the Indigenous and the International: Localisation
Joel Keen, University of Wollongong, Dr Pranit Anand, QUT, Australia
2:40pm – 3:00pmFinal words
Journal publication
Symposium close

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