The 26th ISANA International Education Conference was held at the Pullman on the Park Melbourne 1st – 4th December 2015.

Theme: Collaborations in Providing Services to International Students

Title: 26th ISANA International Education Association Conference Proceedings
Format: Web (http://isana.proceedings.com.au/2015-conference)
Publisher: ISANA International Education Association Inc.
Place of Publication: 228 Liverpool St, Hobart 7000
Editors: Dr Catherine Gomes, Dr Shanton Chang
ISBN: 978-0-9757180-7-0 Online Resource

Referencing

Surname, Initial (2012), The paper title, Conference Proceedings of the 26th ISANA International Education Conference, 1-4 December 2015, ISANA International Education Association, page XXX.

Presentations

Click on the link to open the abstract, paper, slides or other media, where available. Refereed category papers are fully written and blind peer reviewed papers. All Refereed papers have been pre-screened for conformity with the submission guidelines and overall appropriateness for the conference. These papers have been evaluated in a double-blind peer review process. Reviewers include academics and researchers in the field of international education. Acceptance and rejection decisions are finalised by the Program Committee.

Updates from Authors

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Type

Title

Authors

Abstract

Paper

Slides

Other

Non-Refereed
Saudi international students’ perception about services provided by Victorian Universities Naif Daifullah Alsulami
Refereed
Thinking beyond the classroom in internationalised higher education: Learning from six teacher education graduates who have gone home Dr Vivienne Anderson*, Dr Lee Smith  
Workshop
‘World-travelling’ as a framework for strengths-based support in internationalised education Dr Vivienne Anderson
ePoster
Supporting the academic success of international students through an Academic Monitoring Programme Kelly Atherton  
Non-Refereed
Wellbeing and inclusiveness: Working with international student associations Difie Boakye-Mensah, Kofi Osei Bonsu
Non-Refereed
Sexual health promotion strategies for international university students: Recommendations from students Dr Georgia Babatsikos, Kim-Jane Turudia*
Refereed
Information seeking challenges when moving across cultures: The case of Saudi female international students in Australia Haifa Binsahl*, Dr Shanton Chang, Rachelle Bosua
Non-Refereed
Beyond the practicalities of newness: the benefits of an extended orientation Rinskje Bruinsma
Non-Refereed
Partnered Allianz Global Education (PAGE): Global partnering in international student services David Bycroft
Non-Refereed
The importance of collaboration in providing information to students Dr Shanton Chang, Dr Catherine Gomes*, Lyndell Jacka, David Coulter, Basil Alzougool, Dora Constantinidis
Non-Refereed
 ISANA survey on sexual health support  Dr Shanton Chang  
Non-Refereed
Reflecting upon student experience as a collaborator in providing services for students Sirirat Chaunkamnerdkarn, Amanda Nyasha Green
Non-Refereed
Collaborations to enhance international student employability: The Victorian Case Study Diana Crvenkovic
Non-Refereed
Health and Wellbeing Collaborative sessions: Getting the message across to international students in a fun and informative way Isabelle Droulers, Jennifer Hsu
Refereed
Bringing international students into the centre: transnationalism, agency and the city Paula Dunstan  
Keynote
Collaborations and the makings of the global graduate Professor Susan Elliott
Non-Refereed
The Welcome Dinner Project – Changing the face of Australian society one dinner at a time! Penny Elsley
Non-Refereed
International students and crime: New research findings Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett
Non-Refereed
Health and Wellbeing Collaborative and interactive session: getting the message across to a captive audience at orientation Laurynda Giles
Non-Refereed
The benefits and challenges of working with a community group Bronwyn Gilson*, Ashleigh Dempster
Workshop
Join a Job Club- A collaborative approach that enhances student outcomes and employability Yvonne Giltinan
Refereed
Myth busting stereotypes: The connections, disconnections and benefits of international student social networks Dr Catherine Gomes*, Shanton Chang, Lyndell Jacka, David Coulter, Basil Alzougool, Dora Constantinidis
Non-Refereed
Improving re-entry preparation programmes for international graduates returning to a diverse range of countries Sylvia Hooker*, Terry McGrath*
Non-Refereed
The Overseas Students Ombudsman: Connecting and collaborating with other overseas student complaint handlers to provide a positive student experience Melita Hoskin  
Keynote
Experts or all of us? Global realities about our changing world Sam Johnson
ePoster
Confidence booster – English Conversation Groups Seon Nyeong Kim    
Workshop
#Whanau4Life – An Indigenous cultural based international student alumni engagement strategy  Jason King*, Elberta Chan
 Non-Refereed
Retirees – A hidden resource to welcome international students into the community  Andrea Kornhoff*, Dan Morgan*
Non-Refereed
Teaching you, teaching me: Onshore and offshore international students collaboration and support of Australian transnational academics Dr Kath Lynch
Non-Refereed
The discipline embedded International Student Advisor: A collaborative model for academic and non-academic support and advisement for international students Dr Kath Lynch
Non-Refereed
Inspiring students’ creative and performing arts interests in collaborative university and community programs through iStage – Intercultural Sharing of Talent and Art Groups Enthusiasts Maria Victoria McCarthy*, Uma Parvathy Krishnasamy, Yousef Farouk Kurashi
Non-Refereed
English communication skills and employability Cath Moore
Refereed
Factors influencing Vietnamese students’ decision to study abroad and selection of the host institution and host country: Implication for marketing strategies Tran Le Huu Nghia
ePoster
Sun, sand and safety – Working together to promote beach safety Sue Oulton, Wendy Blastock, David Holland, Mounil Kadakia  
Non-Refereed
Academic learning support and interdepartmental collaborations – enhancing student transition and retention Ed Pember
Non-Refereed
International student satisfaction with support services: A driver for campus internationalization Adriana Perez-Encinas*, Ravi Ammigan*
Refereed
The role of student associations in providing community involvement and Integration between domestic and international students Adriana Perez-Encinas
Non-Refereed
Building networks across sectors and communities to enhance student experience Alex Prentice
Non-Refereed
Collaboration with La Trobe University in providing services to international students at La Trobe Melbourne Navitas Bundoora Ltd Usha Rao
Non-Refereed
Building bridges: Collaboration for student success Dr Vanessa Reher, Dr Vanessa Schneider, Dr Cristiane Albuquerque, Kim Cartwright*, Ryan Keen*, Shona Burton
Non-Refereed
Collaborations in providing services to international students; using a Peer Model Delivery Service Bahareh Saberi
Keynote
A rough guide and round-up on international student issues in the UK Dominic Scott
Non-Refereed
Community safety and international students understanding of Australian Law
PART 2 The outcomes
Desma Smith
ePoster
Case study of the organic life cycle of a grassroots peer community: Fertilising the ‘hidden’ social networks under the surface of student support Neville Smith, Myra Lee
Non-Refereed
Melbourne Global Careers 2015 – A virtual international careers fair for international students in Victoria Sharon Smith, Racquel Shroff
Non-Refereed
Working with student volunteers in a community setting Sharon Smith
Non-Refereed
Working across sectors: Providing a collaborative service to under 18 year students transitioning from UNSW Global Foundation to UNSW Australia Louise Tabrum*, Kasia Orlando
Refereed
A clearer pathway to institutionalising academic integrity: Distinguishing between collaboration and collusion Dr Donna M Velliaris  
ePoster
Paving positive pathways: Pre-university programs and professional partnerships Dr Donna M Velliaris, Luis J Frenzel
ePoster
Scholarly collaborations: Advancing the literature on short-term, cross border, offshore and outbound mobility experiences Dr Donna M Velliaris  
Workshop
 Intercultural competence – Enabling reflection  Helen Warren*, Emily Tzu-Ping Ou
 Non-Refereed
Collaboration and partnerships across multiple sectors – contributing to Defence’s strategic and development goals through international education and training, with a focus on customised student support throughout the scholarship life-cycle  Sylvia Wheeler, Alison White*
Refereed
How media technologies and cultural backgrounds affect the pursuit of spiritual well-being among international students Joshua Wong

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