Current projects

Budgeting and reporting (Chameleon)

A project to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the University's budgeting and reporting procedures with the implementation of new software.

Building A refurbishment

Works to refurbish both floors of A building for use by SCIP and the Engagement portfolio.

Campus toilet improvements (Mt Helen)

Improvements to toilet facilities across the Mt Helen Campus. Funded for 2016, however program for 6 years has been proposed to Steering Committee upgrading 21 toilet locations across the campus.

CRM

CRM is to explore and validate the use of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application within the university to improve prospective student follow-up and enable self-service of common questions.

e-Catalogue

This project is to provide a single buying platform that will empower the end users by giving them a choice of products with the ability to compare products and prices. This will also enable saving through the reduction of the number of suppliers the University buys from and shall allow procurement, in partnership with the University Procurement Hub (UPH) initiative, to negotiate better discounts with suppliers. An e-Catalogue solutions will help staff to see critical information such as current stock numbers, delivery lead time as well as freight costs that would assist in making decisions about the suppliers to buy from.

Enterprise timetabling

A project to upgrade the University's timetabling system, Cyon's Syllabus Plus.

FedUni Greener Buildings Program

The Greener Buildings program will install energy saving infrastructure to reduce utility costs and greenhouse gas emissions for the University. These infrastructure changes will help achieve a target in the University Charter (pdf, 1.8mb) to reduce greenhouse gas emission by 5% per annum. The total cost of the program is $ 2.75 million and the project should be completed in 2016.

Campus Infrastructure item Implementation date
Mt Helen Hallway lighting upgrades 2015 and 2016
  LED carparking lighting Mid-2015
  LED outdoor flood lighting Late 2015
  Variable speed drives (VSD) on HVAC pumps Early 2015
  Gas boiler replacement program 2015 and 2016
  Building control optimisation Late 2014
Horsham 70 kw solar power system Early 2015
  LED downlights and LED carpark light upgrade Mid-2015
  Replacement chiller Late 2015
  Building automation system Late 2015
SMB LED downlight and LED outdoor flood light upgrade Mid-2015
  VSD on pumps Early 2015
Camp St LED downlight and LED outdoor flood light upgrade Mid-2015
  VSD on pumps Early 2015

Microsoft Identity Manager (IAM Risk Mitigation)

A project to replace the current bespoke identity access management system with a standardised, commercial, best-practice-based application.

Mt Helen clinical nursing lab upgrade

In order to comply with the requirements of accreditation by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) some works were required in the existing nursing labs, this is considered 'Phase 1' of the project. Phase 2 of the project is to create a High Dependency Unit in S Building making use of some or all of the vacant rooms S201, S2012, S203 and S235. This project will provide an additional learning space for third year students.

Mt Helen Master Plan Improvement

There were 45 submissions for this programme of works of which seven were selected to proceed. These projects best fit the objectives of the refurbishment of key spaces within the Mt Helen Campus to improve the visual appeal of showcase destinations for prospective students.

Online course guide

This project will enable a complete transformation of the current program finder system to a market leading online course guide which will offer a truly engaging experience for prospective and current students. The new system will have a re-designed front end, browsing capabilities, improved functionality and a single master source of program information.

The new Course Finder can be found here.

Online credit precedence

This project is to implement functionality to enable a prospective student to see what credit they will receive for previous study results against a specific course, and to have the credit applied at the time of application.

PeopleSoft Systems Upgrade (PSU)

The objective of the PeopleSoft Systems Upgrade (PSU) is to improve the delivered functionality of Campus Solutions by adding new features and redeveloping the existing functionality so it can be used effectively for both higher education and VET sectors.

ServiceNow implementation

Implementation of an application to enable a more service-centric initiation and flow of ITS service requests. The project will also direct change of internal processes to align ITS staff and processes towards best practice and greater efficiencies. Implementation of the knowledge base will create the foundation for a single point of self-service information across the university.

Student placement system

The professional experience / placement of students during their studies happen within a number of Faculties. Currently each Faculty has independent sources of data-gathering repositories - anything from a spreadsheet to a simple database. The implementation of a single application for all Faculties is being instigated, and delivered for use, with integration into other corporate applications.

Travel management system (TMS)

A project to implement a new travel management system, Concur.

Video content platform

A joint CLIPP/ SCIP project was identified for the purpose of identifying, selecting and implementing an appropriate range of technologies to enable the capture and publication of educational video content with capacity to support a variety of video tasks and requirements across the university.