Higher Education Conference 2019

Please note: A credit card payment is required to complete the online registration.  Payment can be made using Visa or Mastercard only. We do not accept American Express or Diners.

If you are unable to pay by credit card and require an invoice to be issued, please do not proceed with the online registration and contact events@universitiesaustralia.edu.au for further assistance.

New Registration

Registration Fees - 2 day conference    

Early bird rate - $1950
(Up to and including Friday 1 February 2019)

Standard rate - $2180
(From Saturday 2 February 2019)
Your full conference registration includes:
  • access to all conference sessions
  • access to the exhibition
  • morning/afternoon teas and lunches
  • ticket to the Australian Awards for University Teaching 
  • welcome reception ticket
  • conference satchel

Please note:  No bulk discount tickets will be offered

Day Rate - $1100
Your day registration includes:
  • access to all conference sessions on your chosen day
  • access to the exhibition on your chosen day
  • morning/afternoon teas and lunches for one day
  • conference satchel
Australian Awards for University Teaching

Since 1997 this awards program has served to recognise, celebrate and reward excellence in university teaching.  Join us in celebrating the innovative work of exceptional teachers within the sector.

5:00pm - 6:00pm Tuesday 26 February 2019
National Convention Centre
Tickets: included in all full conference registrations

Social Functions

Welcome Reception

6:00pm - 7:30pm Tuesday 26 February 2019
National Convention Centre
Tickets: included in all full conference registrations

Join us as we start the conference off with a bang! Enjoy a drink and canapes, catch up with old colleagues and new.  The event will commence directly after the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

National Press Club Address

12:00pm - 1:30pm, Wednesday 27 February 2019
National Press Club
Tickets: $90 each (incl GST)
*numbers are limited 
**bus transfers have been arranged for this event

Conference Dinner

6:45pm - 10:00pm, Wednesday 27 February 2019
Great Hall, Australian Parliament House
Tickets: $160 each (incl GST)
*numbers are limited
**bus transfers have been arranged for this event

Breakfast Address

7:30am - 8:45am, Thursday 28 February 2019
Ballroom, National Convention Centre
Tickets: $50 each (incl GST)

All communication with registered delegates will be by email. A confirmation email will be sent upon the completion of your registration.  If you do not receive the email, please check your spam folder prior to contacting Universities Australia as it might have been viewed as spam mail by your spam filter.

If your email address changes at anytime after completing the registration form, be sure to advise your new email address to events@universitiesaustralia.edu.au 

Cancellation policy
Delegates who find themselves unable to attend the 2019 Higher Education conference after submitting their registration are most welcome to nominate a substitute at any time free of charge.

If you need to cancel your registration you can do so in writing until Friday 1 February 2019.  Please note that an administration fee of 25% will be charged.  No refunds will be given to cancellations after this date.

What delegates have said about previous conferences

"Excellent organisation and facilitation, great speakers and the best networking of the year! Well done UA!"

"Very high quality of presentations."

“Excellent spread of plenary and concurrent sessions.”

“Enjoyed the conference overall.”

“The Plenary sessions were wonderful. High level and incredibly thought provoking.”

“Good networking opportunity and most of the sessions I attended were of value.”

"The VC run/walk was a great initiative. I got to meet a cross section of people from other institutions that I would not normally meet."

“I thought this was an excellent, thought provoking conference that was well organised.”

“Overall it was very well run. Calibre of speakers was excellent.”