Co-creation is the cornerstone of the Project, with thousands of students actively contributing their views, ideas and expertise to the planning and design process. Co-creation encourages a more active involvement from key stakeholders to achieve the desired outcome directly influenced by the end-users.
Inviting students to engage in creative and entrepreneurial endeavours, or ‘activations’, to seed and test ideas prior to the Precinct’s completion is a key aspect of the Project, encouraging students and the wider University to connect and contribute to the space.
Teaching and Learning
The Project is committed to providing students with practical experience and exposure to its core activities through a dynamic program of real-world teaching and learning opportunities integrated into coursework.
Sustainability in design, construction and student-led activations is a core commitment of the Project, aligned with the University's Sustainability Plan 2017 - 2020.
Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP3)
As a signature project to the University’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP 3), the Project Team are committed to creating opportunities for Indigenous students and staff to contribute to the design, creation and activation of the Precinct.
The Precinct Project aims to create a space that caters for a diverse student and staff population. The Precinct will be engaging with students and staff through the design process to ensure equity, inclusivity and access to indoor and outdoor spaces are integrated into the Precinct design.
Our Campus in the 21st Century
The Our Campus in the 21st Century (OC21) framework, is the planning and communication tool that supports and enables University of Melbourne projects, initiatives and partnerships to evolve and excel. The New Student Precinct Project aligns with the OC21 Framework.
The Precinct should be a place for all student needs. This goes beyond student services... All of the right things are provided... and it’s a space where you can take part in varied activities. Student response to the co-creation process