Staff and Students Views on Industry-University Collaboration in Engineering


  • Sivachandran Chandraseakaran Deakin University
  • Guy Littlefair
  • Alex Stojcevski



Students’ views, staff views, industry-university collaboration


The university-learning environment in engineering is not sufficient for students to become engineers. The practical role of engineering is working on real world problems in an industry environment. Industry-university collaboration seems to be actively increasing in the development of engineering education in various parts of the globe. The close relationship between industry and university is a vital component of engineering pedagogy in Australia. This research paper is focuses on analyzing staff and students views on industry-university collaboration in engineering. The staff and students are playing vital role in industry-university collaboration. It is always worth analyzing staff and students’ views about their experience on industry-university collaboration. This research inclined to conduct a paper based survey with a cohort of students in second year undergraduate engineering course and also conduct face-to-face interview with staff members in the School of Engineering at Deakin University.

Author Biography

Sivachandran Chandraseakaran, Deakin University

Engineering Education School of Engineering




How to Cite

Chandraseakaran, S., Littlefair, G., & Stojcevski, A. (2015). Staff and Students Views on Industry-University Collaboration in Engineering. International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC), 8(2), pp. 13–19.