AUQA
Performance Portfolio
Chapter 3
International Activities
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What does International Activities
encompass ?
Internationalisation
• Curriculum
• Learning and Teaching
• Research
International Operations
• Recruitment
• Support – Academic and
Pastoral
• Compliance
• Student Mobility
• Offshore and TNE
• Benchmarking
• Pathways
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Internationalisation at Macquarie
Definition
The process of integrating an
international and inter-cultural
dimension into the teaching, research
and services of Macquarie University.
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Objectives and Strategies
Internationalisation operates at the Student,
Curriculum, Staff and Research levels with key objectives
and measurable outcomes for three strategies:
• Incorporating inter-cultural and global perspectives into
research, learning and teaching activities and
community service engagement;
• Enhancing and ensuring the quality of educational
activities and strategic partnerships; and
• Diversifying recruitment, curricula and student
experience.
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Macquarie University
International Student Enrolments
(As at December 2008)
International
Local
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EFTSL for the Faculty of Arts for 2008
International
16.8%
Local
83.2%
Source: Management Information Unit, Macquarie University 2009. Data for 2008 is at 31 Oct 2008.
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Top 20 Countries of Origin for International Students
Enrolled in Semester 2 of 2008
Malaysia
3.5%
Indonesia
3.5%
Viet Nam
2.1%
USA
1.8%
Germany
1.5%
India
4.8%
Thailand
1.5%
Japan
1.5%
Korea (South)
8.2%
Hong Kong
8.7%
Other
9.1%
Singapore
0.9%
Colombia
0.9%
Other
18.3%
Mexico
1.0%
Bangladesh
1.0%
Taiwan
1.3%
France
1.0%
Norway
1.0%
China
44.7%
UK
1.0%
Canada
1.2%
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Profile - Faculty of Arts
Indonesia
3.3%
Hong Kong
3.3%
International Full Degree Acceptances by Country
Russian Federation
3.3%
Semester 1, 2009
S. Korea
2.4%
India
Thailand 3.3%
Other
24.4%
5.7%
Canada
6.5%
Germany
7.3%
Other
35.0%
Co lo mbia
1.6%
M alaysia
1.6%
USA
10.6%
Sweden
2.4%
China
19.5%
P hilippines
2.4%
Japan
2.4%
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International Enrolments in the Faculty of Arts
600
536
501
500
406
400
424
416
444
493
499
239
236
248
191
197
187
198
484
495
252
249
254
202
190
459
371
342
348
300
200
100
190
123
195
124
197
144
215
159
219
216
160
159
29
29
30
32
40
46
Sem 1,
2002
Sem 2,
2002
Sem 1,
2003
Sem 2,
2003
Sem 1,
2004
Sem 2,
2004
223
161
60
224
180
55
47
45
50
57
Sem 1,
2006
Sem 2,
2006
Sem 1,
2007
Sem 2,
2007
76
90
0
UG
Sem 1, Sem 2,
2005
2005
PG
HDR
Sem 1,
2008
Sem 2,
2008
Total
9
Bachelor of Arts in the
Faculty of Arts
5
Bachelor of Media
Bachelor of
International Studies
6
Master of Policing,
Intelligence and
Counter Terrorism
5
Master of Policing,
Intelligence & Counter
Terrorism Master of
International Security
Studies
Bachelor of
International
Communication
Master of Arts in
International
Communication/Master
of International
Relations
10
Bachelor of Arts in
Media and Cultural
Studies
Master of International
Relations
Master of Arts in
International
Communication
Faculty of Arts Top 10 Courses
Top 10 Programs - Acceptances for Semester 1, 2009
25
20
22
15
17
11
9
8
6
5
3
0
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International Operations
– Cause for Celebration
• Quality strengthened in every aspect of
operations
• Compliant with:
– Internal Quality Enhancement
Framework
– External regulatory requirements
• From operational focus to strategic,
student centric approach
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What is AUQA interested in ?
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Recruitment processes
Admission standards
Academic protocols for program approvals
TNE and offshore quality and annual
reviews
• Academic performance of international
students
• Student support – academic and pastoral
• Student experience
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An assessment of how each of these factors
relates to the faculty
Recruitment processes
- diversification
- ethical and sustainable recruitment procedures
- recruitment of suitably qualified students
Admission standards
- applications assessed in accordance with approved and published guidelines
- consistency in standards
Academic protocols for program approvals
- approval for offshore program delivery
- formal agreements with partners and pathway providers with provisions for
regular reviews
- approval for changes to admissions standards, including English language
requirements
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An assessment of how each of these factors
relates to the faculty - continued
TNE and offshore quality and annual reviews
- processes for reviewing quality of offshore programs
- training and orientation of offshore staff
- workload management for staff involved in offshore programs
Academic performance of international students
- academic monitoring to identify students at academic risk
- intervention strategies for at risk students
Student support – academic and pastoral
- discipline specific academic literacy support
- opportunities for international/local student engagement
Student Experience
- student experience in offshore programs
- mechanisms for measuring the student experience by unit and by course
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Future Developments
• Diversification
– Program
– Mode
– Country
– Location
• Improved support
• Improved student experience
• Improved agreement processes
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Background Slides
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Diversification
Four options to diversify student cohort:
 Program
 Mode
 Country
 Location
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Offshore Programs
Realignment of offshore programs to complement
University’s strategic goals to focus on highly reputed
partners experienced in offshore program delivery
Programs In Teach Out Mode:
BBA
Times Institute of Management, Singapore (Dec 2009)
MCom (VCM)
Ecole de Management-Normandie, France (mid 2009)
BMedSc/BSc
(Biotech)
Management Development Institute of Singapore
(Jan 2010)
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Current Offshore Programs
BBA
City University of Hong Kong (SCOPE)
BEd(TESOL)
Institut Perguruan Bahasa-Bahasa Antarabangsa,
Malaysia
MApFin
Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
MApFin
Singapore Human Resources Institute
MApFin
Tsinghua University
PG Dip T&I
Korea University
DApLin
Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP),
Mexico
MGSM
Programs
Singapore Human Resources Institute
Hong Kong Management Association
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Articulation Arrangements – SIBT
• Semester 1 2009 implementation of GPA of 1.5
for BCom Accounting
• SIBT actively involved in dialogue concerning
GPA requirements
• Academic Performance Monitoring and Analysis
being conducted by Dean of Students and MI
• Further identification and investigation of
academic performance issues
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The Performance Portfolio
Prepared in accordance with the requirements
of the AUQA Audit Manual and includes:
• arrangements for teaching and learning of international
students in Australia
• arrangements for teaching and learning of international
students offshore
• Internationalisation of the Curriculum and overall
student experience
• Other international activities such as research
collaboration
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Internationalisation Steering Committee
Membership: Provost (Chair), DVC – D&ER,
Executive Deans, HRDO, MI, SIBT
• develops, monitors and reviews Macquarie’s
Internationalisation Strategy
• monitors and reports on Macquarie’s implementation of
national and international protocols with relation to
international students and transnational programs
• reviews and recommends on Macquarie’s international
agreements and Memoranda of Understanding
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Internationalisation Strategy
Developed April – August 2008
Working Group included Staff representing:
Advanced Medicine
Law
Business
HDRO
Computing
Library
Education
MQC
International Communications
MI
SIBT
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Regulatory Environment
• Education Services for Overseas Students
(ESOS) Act 2000
• National Code for Education Providers 2007
• Migration Act 1954
• National Protocols for Higher Education Approval
Processes
• Australian Qualification Framework (AQF)
• National Office for Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR)
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Profile - Faculty of Arts
Statistical Period
Course Level
Commencing
Continuing
Enrolments
164
335
499
Higher Degree
Research
27
49
76
Postgraduate
88
99
187
Undergraduate
49
187
236
167
369
536
Higher Degree
Research
16
74
90
Postgraduate
104
94
198
Undergraduate
47
201
248
Semester 1, 2008
Semester 2, 2008
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