Established in 2014 and co-founded by three professional staff – The conference aims to encourage the exploration of best practice, reporting of project outcomes, sharing of new trends and opportunities, while engaging staff through motivational and creative practice.

Delivered within a project framework, the conference focuses on broadening networks and collaboration across the different campuses of the University, while contributing to the sustained excellence of services supporting learning, teaching, research and engagement at the University of Melbourne.

The Conference...

  • Celebrates the contribution made by professional staff to the wider success of the University
  • Acknowledges the expertise and passion of professional staff through presentations that share best practice and showcase innovation in higher education administration
  • Provides participants and organisers mentoring and professional development opportunities and creates time for networking, collegiality and fun


The 2018 Professional Staff Conference is proudly supported by:

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