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Our Projects

Higher education

Financial sustainability strategy for a faculty

A Go8 University

An independent analysis of the financial position of the faculty which provided an assessment of the main factors contributing to the overall financial position of the faculty and recommendations to ensure that the faculty would operate on a more sustainable financial base.

Handbook for Executive Leadership of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Office for Learning and Teaching, Department of Education

The Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching funded PhillipsKPA and the University of the Sunshine Coast to develop a practical resource to inform institutional strategic decision-making about learning and teaching.

Investigating an income contingent loan scheme for students required to relocate to undertake practicums

Commonwealth Department of Education and Training

Provision of advice regarding the feasibility and merit of an income contingent loan scheme targeted at students who are required to move away from home to undertake formal clinical placements or other formal practicum periods as part of their course. This project was a result of a recommendation made by the Professor Lee Dow Review of Student Income Support Reforms (2011).

Council induction training

A regional university in Queensland

Induction training for new Council members to familiarise them with governance in a university context.

Best practice student service delivery

A Go8 University

Providing the University with best practice examples to inform an optimal model of student service delivery.

Review of governance

A Go8 University

Review of the governance structure of the University's student union.

Mapping demand for clinical placements

Health Workforce Australia

A mapping exercise of clinical placements conducted in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers to assist Health Workforce Australia with undertaking a clinical training mapping study and to review options for the delineation of regional networks.

Student services review

A Go8 University

Review of central student services to assess the extent to which the University priorities of seamless delivery and holistic student advising are being achieved.

Development of a successful funding proposal

A regional university in Queensland

Assistance with a successful Structural Adjustment Fund submission for the University.

International development strategy

A large dual sector Victorian University

Assessment of issues for off-shore teaching activity in relation to an international development strategy for the University.