University Collections – Object-based learning and teaching, research and engagement

9:00am Thursday, 21 February 2019
5:30pm Thursday, 21 February 2019
Room 556
Arts West building
University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010

On 21 February 2019, CAUMAC and the University of Melbourne are hosting a one-day symposium University Collections – Object-based learning and teaching, research and engagement to be held at the  University of Melbourne. The symposium will be held in the Ashton Raggatt McDougall-designed Arts West building, in Room 556. In addition to a comprehensive program of speakers, there will be tours of a number of the University’s Cultural Collections, and the state-of -the-art object-based learning labs will be available for viewing.

The Symposium will explore the themes of university collections and their roles in teaching and learning, research and engagement, and will focus on innovative developments in object-based initiatives. Presentations will explore topics such as

  • Cross-disciplinary application of university collections in curriculum
  • Case studies demonstrating the research potential of collections
  • Collections’ value in building alumni and community relationships

The keynote address will be given by Dr Amanda Burritt, Lecturer, Master of Teaching Capstone Co-ordinator, and presenter of the Knowledge, Learning and Culture breadth subject, Melbourne Graduate School of Education.



  • Free for CAUMAC members (join CAUMAC - you must be a member of Museums Galleries Australia and logged in)
  • $28 for members of Museums Galleries Australia (you must be logged in to get the member rate)
  • $35 all others


How to register:

  • Complete the required information below and proceed to the checkout.
  • To get the member rate you must be logged in.
  • CAUMAC members will receive a discount code by email which can be entered in at the checkout to get the free rate. 
  • Non-members will be required to create a webfriend account for invoicing purposes.
  • You will receive a confirmation email.


For help registering, or to register offline, please call the national office on 02 6230 0346 or email

$35.00 *
$35.00 *
* Price includes GST where applicable

Contact Information

Susie Shears

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