Vice Chancellor Carolyn Evans’ first five-year plan commits to a $1bn physical infrastructure spend over a decade
The 2025 strategy released to staff includes;
* closing the Mount Gravatt campus, which “is no longer viable as a separate campus” in the next five-seven years. Mount Gravatt teaches 4000 humanities and social sciences students, who will move to new facilities on the adjacent Nathan campus.
* a “major new campus” in Brisbane city, housing the Queensland College of Art, Griffith Film School, English language school, “along with disciplines such as business, public policy and law, “where engagement with key players in the CBD will enhance the student experience and research partnerships”
* “major capital investment” in a dedicated advanced design and prototyping technology building in the Gold Coast Precinct.
Other commitments include,
* a “major investment” in digital infrastructure for learning and teaching, research and engagement
* establishing professors of practice as a staff category, “who will focus on external partnerships and obtaining industry funding”
* “a sustainable and successful suite of micro-credentials, including stackable credentials that lead to qualifications, suited to worker-learners”