The STARS conference provides the opportunity to disseminate and discuss current research, good practice, emerging initiatives and leading edge ideas that are aimed at enhancing students’ tertiary learning experiences.

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Call for Submissions

The Call for Submissions for STARS 2018 is now open. This page contains all the information you will need to make your submission.

Registration

Registration for STARS 2018 now open. For a limited time, we are offering the Full Registration + STARS Network Groups Day pass at a Super early-bird price.

Venue

Welcome to New Zealand, Nau mai haere ki Aotearoa.

Auckland’s sub-tropical climate, sparkling blue waters and lush green hills is a natural paradise. Yet it’s also one of the great cities of the Pacific and a bustling centre of events, arts and culture.

Over my forty years in higher education, I have attended scores of conferences around the world, but I never witnessed an event of the quality of the STARS conference held in Adelaide, South Australia in July 2017. I could write pages about the professionalism and dedication of the organizers, fellows, and event staff, but what really impressed me the most was the extraordinary passion and commitment that the presenters and participants so obviously have for the care and well-being of students. It was inspiring, and I am taking home many new ideas and an even stronger belief that students and their learning should be the primary focus of universities.

Thomas C. Reeves, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Learning, Design, and Technology The University of Georgia, USA

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