Past events

Past events run by the Branch are listed below.


April 27, 2023
Sustainability Development Goals and higher education
In this webinar, on April 27, key ways of embracing the Sustainability Development Goals as a focus for learning within curricula will be explored.

March 23, 2023
Bringing together psychological influences, social and environmental aspects for improved graduate preparation
This webinar explored the elements that help students become more employable graduates.


December 8, 2022
End-of-year event
The HERDSA NSW Branch held its end-of-year social event in hybrid mode: online and in person.

October 13, 2022
Introduction to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) modules
The HERDSA Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) online learning modules were showcased in this webinar

September 1, 2022
“You can never bathe in the same river twice” (Heraclitus): Pedagogies of humility, agility and relationality, and a little river magic, to support Indigenous higher education
This webinar shared some of Dr Melinda Lewis’s more affective experiences of human connection through on-campus, on-country and online cultural mentoring to support Indigenous Australian cultural competence

August 4, 2022
Education-focussed academics: The changing face of academia
This panel discussion explored the changes to the higher education environment that have led to the development of teaching/education-focused academic roles

May 25, 2022
Yarning our practice
This event centred on yarning: sharing stories, learning from each other, and highlighting new ways of gathering information

April 19, 2022
Active learning in higher education
The Branch’s first event of the year featured two presentations relating to active learning in higher education


December 15, 2021
Launch of the Branch
The launch of the HERDSA NSW Branch brought together members of the higher education community within and beyond NSW