How would you like to see students and staff with disability experience RMIT in the future?
Co-designed solutions with students and alumni, peer support and networks built as well as great insights.
It should be a seamless experience, from the time someone visits campus, they should know what is available to them, without having to ask.
Sustainability supporting students and staff in virtual space. The experience centred around emotional intelligence.
All staff able to support colleagues and students with a disability.
Instant and seamless support for students and staff from their first day.
Accessibility is business as usual, considered from the start not after the launch, 'in stage 2' or when someone complains.
Inclusive virtual and built environments.
Accessibility be a competitive Advantage.
A tailored onboarding experience to make them feel comfortable and confident before starting at RMIT.
Solutions not just for the individual but the community of support around them – educate the whole system.
What are the needs and challenges facing these individuals and how can RMIT better support them?
There is not enough awareness of how to achieve Digital Accessibility. Need training and awareness options for staff.
We need to ensure staff have basic level of skills in accessibility required for their particular role.
Greater awareness of what inclusive and accessible design means.
Long term support of projects to support students.
In a company as large as RMIT it is often difficult to know who/where to go to get support for a particular need.
How do we challenge unconscious biases?
How well are students with a disability able to effectively access WIL opportunities.
Technology and built environments need to be streamlined and enabling working for all.
Creative and innovative use of the Office 365 technology. Rolling out "check accessibility" as mandatory.
Who is responsible and who is accountable? Need to clarify.
What are the opportunities for RMIT to make a difference, both within RMIT and beyond?
Accessibility in curriculum – our graduates must also be aware of inclusive design and accessibility!
Edited:Strategic workforce planning for accessibility – looking at career levels and spreads across leadership etc, much like we do with gender.
Show our leadership in this area. Build on the amazing work we've done already to achieve Number 1 AND benchmark.
Why not create a cred teaching organisations how to drive a digitally accessible organisation?
Continued hiring leader support, encouragement and training to encourage diverse thinking when it comes to hiring for their teams.
Thought leadership, research and policy formation in the broader community.
Potentially consolidating research activities that focus on accessibility.
So access ability means that RMIT is open to every person on the planet.
Support for RMIT/Gradwise Program.
Engaging with Industry and prospective employers to broaden the reach of influence.
Contribute more through our focused workshops and activities, plus continue the conversation of past forum topics.
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