We provide a suite of high quality professional services and support initiatives that benefit Australia’s universities and strengthen the nation’s higher education sector. This is achieved by our team of dedicated professionals whose breadth of sector experience help us identify and deliver cost effective solutions and drive good practice. Fostering and promoting collaboration is central to all Higher Ed Services’ activities.
Common challenges in finance and procurement
Our annual Finance and Procurement conference was delivered on August 8-9 with 115 delegates in attendance. The program was well received with the highlights being noted as Professor Tim Brailsford’s opening keynote, William Confalonieri’s presentation on digital transformation at Deakin University, Gold Coast City Council’s transformation, UniLink and NAB’s joint presentation on Fraud Protection and the interactive travel round table discussion led by Richard Savva.Read Article
Assessment Integrity: the role of exams Forum
HES is pleased to support Curtin University, The University of Melbourne and Victoria University with the collaborative initiative, Assessment Integrity and the Role of Examinations. Led by Associate Professor Jon Yorke, Academic Registrar at Curtin University, the group is looking at ways the sector might collaborate to develop a solution to a problem that appears to affect many higher education institutions and which could potentially threaten the reputation of Australian education.Read Article
Finance Systems Group
The Finance Systems Group (FSG) held its second meeting of the year at the Gold Coast in early August, the day after the HES Finance and Procurement Conference. The meeting provided FSG members with the opportunity to share in a broader view of university topics and issues.
Jennifer Gartland of Western Sydney UniversityRead Article
Seeking nominations for the Australian Universities Procurement Network
Terms for the AUPN Executive expire at the end of 2017 and HES has circulated an EOI to all member universities seeking nominations.Read Article