ISANA Queensland Branch – Best Practice in Student Advising

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We invite ISANA members and colleagues to attend our next professional development, Best Practice in Student Advising.  Hear from colleagues about the challenges of supporting International students, secondary school student perspectives and find out more about resilience and self-care.  There will be a panel discussion about providing holistic approaches to student support and opportunities to network and discuss critical decision making, better practice and coping strategies.

Proudly hosted by Study Gold Coast.

Date: Tuesday, September 17

Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Venue: STUDENT HUB | Study Gold Coast, 43 Nerang St, Southport 4215 

Cost:  ISANA Members $120 incl GST | Non Members $220 incl GST


8.30 am Registration and coffee
9.00 am


Overview of workshop – setting the scene for discussing best practice for Student Advising

Mrs Kiri Bishop, Student Experience Manager, Griffith International

9.20 am

International Student Advisors:  Roles and the challenges faced in supporting International students

  • Ms Ryan Keen, International Student Advisor Griffith University (Gold Coast based)
  • Ms Vicki Roberts, International Student Advisor Griffith University (Nathan based)
10.00 am Morning Tea
10.20 am

Welcome to Study Gold Coast, the Student Hub and their services to students

Mohit Trivedi, Education Manager – Student Engagement, Study Gold Coast

10.30 am

Mental Health, Wellbeing and Counselling engagement with International Student Advisors

Jonathan Munro, Head of Counselling, Griffith University

12.00 pm Lunch
12.45 pm Group Discussion – ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’ discussion with scenarios shared from the group
2.00 pm Round up and capture of session
2.30 pm

ISANA information and update

Samantha Hillbig, ISANA QLD President

3.00 pm End of session

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