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As we continue to adapt during COVID-19, what insights and innovations should we take into our future?

May 1, 2020

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This year has been challenging but I think what's come out of it for RMIT is more of a shared understanding of our collective priorities and what we should be focusing on. It would be good to tak… See more

Community Member

12 Oct, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

There's a tremendous opportunity to shift the way we use our physical locations globally. I've read how other Australian universities are planning to use their international branch campus ne… See more

Karen M.

28 Jul, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

RMIT has made some great steps forward in our technology prior to COVID-19 that are paying off through the lockdown. To maintain competitive we must keep up with, and better yet, lead the tertiary sec… See more

Rotem H.

16 Jun, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

Being involved in the COVID-19 response from an L&T perspective, I noticed that RMIT's collection of complex systems and complicated architecture were ineffective as information resources in … See more

Chris P.

15 Jun, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

I've been fascinated by the different ways we can (and have had to) collaborate during COVID, when almost all our staff and students have been off-site.

I've gotten so much out of the ope… See more

Reegan N.

1 Jun, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

I would like to see the increased awareness of accessibility needs (transcripts on videos) rest breaks, materials in multiple formats continued. I feel by working independently, the strategies for com… See more

Sheryl M.

29 May, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

COVID-19 has been a challenging time for so many, and more generally, a period of change for all of us. One of the wonderful things about the last few months has been the opportunity to speak honestly… See more

Maci H.

27 May, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

What the current experience has enlightened us with is the possibility of unlimited flexibility to suit each ones circumstances. Working from home has been great but the face to face interactions are missed. Hopefully a blended work arrangement can continue beyond.

Helen G.

26 May, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply



Absolutely agree Helen! Our current situation has definitely highlighted some of the unique advantages of each setting – I hope we can keep the best of both worlds going forward!

Reegan N.

1 Jun, 2020 Report Report

Edited:I believe one of the most valuable insights we can take out of this is that many of the things we thought weren't possible, in fact, are. It's shown us that we can do things differently and … See more

Rachel W.

25 May, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

I’d like to see Blended learning for Students and Blended Working for Staff.
Surely we can have the best of both the new and the old.

Sharron J.

22 May, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply



I would suggest Digitally Enhanced Working and Learning

Loan D.

29 May, 2020 Report Report

"Complex problems demand versatile thinking" I guess that we have learned what this could mean in practice during these times when agile out-of -the-box thinking is required. And I think t… See more

Anne L.

22 May, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

What have we learnt from COVID-19? As an academic community, many people have learnt that they don't miss their commute, that they work productively from home and that they are happier when they … See more

Samantha G.

9 May, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

Great ideas Reegan – I agree that this is a great example of signalling community empowerment and mutual support during a time of great uncertainty.

RMIT’s response so far to the COVID 19 situati… See more

Tom B.

9 Mar, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply

I recently discovered the incredible ‘Unmasked Selfies in Solidarity’ art project run by RMIT School of Art, where various RMIT people from around the world have posted photos of themselves in support… See more

Reegan N.

27 Feb, 2020 Report Report Reply Reply
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