In this interactive seminar, Dr Jasmine Thomas and Rian Roux will explore some of the factors that make our current era Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA). Together we will discuss the nature and value of citizenship, scholarship and leadership integrity as they relate to university students and graduates.
Dr Jasmine Thomas is the Associate Director (Academic Integrity) within the Office for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching. This position has been designed to ensure that academic integrity approaches across the University are consistently informed by strategy, pedagogy and digital opportunity. Jasmine's background is in law, having completed her PhD in legal ethics and philosophy. She maintains a sessional position lecturing Privacy and Data Protection Law at USQ.
Rian Roux works as the Academic Integrity coordinator at USQ and is currently undertaking PhD research which explores a transformative approach to student leadership development in Higher Education. His study focuses on the democratic function of universities and the development of ‘citizen scholars’ who display the graduate attribute of ‘ethical leadership’. Over the past fourteen years he has worked in a wide range of settings, including social enterprise and business start-ups as well as secondary and tertiary education.