The rapid shift to online learning at the start of 2020, as well as the isolation caused by months in lockdown for Victorian students, meant our academic and professional staff had to work together to find new and creative ways to support and engage with students.
Supporting our students online
The University asked its leading minds to present lockdown-friendly short format lectures across a wide range of fields. A number of MGSE staff members responded to the call and presented bite-sized lectures.
The Self Care Series was a 2020 initiative designed to support staff and students at MGSE after the COVID-19 outbreak. Each episode featured a guest academic offering advice in their area of expertise. Some sessions covered self-care on a personal level, while others focused on what staff and students could do in the classroom to manage their wellbeing.
A day in the life...
A number of current MGSE students worked with the Student Experience team to document their day-to-day experiences during their course.