November 25, 2022

ASCILITE2022 Packing List (in-person and online essentials)

ASCILITE2022 Packing List (in-person and online essentials) This post was contributed by Samantha Poulos It’s been a while since many of us have been back in person for conferences, so we’ve put together a list of packing essentials for ASCILITE 2022. Aside from the obvious (don’t forget your toothbrush!) here are some things you should bring. Laptop and phone chargers, power adapters, spare battery packs, solar-powered chargers, wind-powered chargers, any kind of charger! Your everyday basics (pens, pencils, a notepad or notebook and a water bottle). Even if you don’t end up taking notes yourself, someone else may need a […]
November 24, 2022

DIY Sydney Walking Tour – What to see around the University of Sydney campus

DIY Sydney Walking Tour – What to see around the University of Sydney campus This post was contributed by Sareeta Zaid Sydney is one of the most visually iconic cities in the world, with the Harbour Bridge and Opera House recognised by people the world over. The University of Sydney main campus in Camperdown/Darlington is located just outside the southwestern edge of the Sydney CBD. When you have some free time between ASCILITE conference sessions, why not head out on a Do-It-Yourself walking tour and explore some of the lesser-known attractions of Sydney, all within a half an hour walk […]
October 31, 2022

History and Culture Around Campus​

History and Culture Around Campus This post was contributed by Sareeta Zaid The University of Sydney stands on the unceded land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. For tens of thousands of years this land was cared for and continues to be cared for by the traditional custodians of this area. The university was established in 1850 as the first university in Australia, and the story of the University of Sydney continues to be influenced by and entangled with the stories of Indigenous Australians and people from cultures all around the world. While at ASCILITE 2022, take some […]
October 22, 2022

What’s on in Sydney during ASCILITE?

What’s on in Sydney during ASCILITE? This post was contributed by Alix Thoeming To help you decide what to do with your spare time in Sydney, we’ve rounded up some options with proximity (both physical and ideological) to ASCILITE and the University of Sydney.   Join the Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute (ALASI22) After a two-year hiatus ALASI welcomes returning, new, and prospective members of the learning analytics community to their 2022 summer program on December 8th and 9th. You’ll notice that this is right after ASCILITE, and it’s also happening just up the road at UTS (University of Technology Sydney)! […]