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Movement and Place Course - UTS Open
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Movement and Place Course

$ 698.00


30 August


On Campus (Sydney)


1 day


8 hrs

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Lead Presenters

Riki Mey

Riki Mey

Riki Mey is a qualified urban designer and architect who is passionate about the relationship between people and place. Throughout her career, she has worked on a variety of projects, including framework plans, master plans, precinct plans, and detailed space/place-making designs, all with a focus on creating spaces that are not only functional, but cater to the specific needs and culture of the community, promoting social interaction and contributing to the well-being of individuals. 

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Stephanie Crossley

Stephanie Crossley

Stephanie Crossley is a highly experienced practitioner in the use of design approaches to support the delivery of streets for people of all ages and abilities. She leads projects which aim to create connected and accessible transport networks that support the enjoyment and productivity of our places.

Stephanie works on projects that contribute to the liveability of cities; integrating transport with land use across all scales and phases of projects - from transport strategies to design and project evaluation.

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In this course, you will learn how to use creative and collaborative problem-solving strategies to develop place-based solutions. It will develop your analytical and design skills by focusing on movement systems and places.


About this course

During the course, you will visit an area and collaborate with other professionals to apply the NSW Movement and Place Framework – providing you with the foundation to recognise the problems and opportunities that manifest in an external environment.

By the end of this course, you will feel confident in applying the NSW Movement and Place Framework when collaborating with different stakeholders to design better places. You will have developed a critical understanding of both your own and different stakeholders’ roles as active agents in creating positive change through the application of the Framework.

This course is categorised as a short course on UTS Open however it meets the National Microcredentials Framework definition of a microcredential. Within the UTS Open site, we use a narrower definition of microcredentials as courses that align with subjects that form part of University of Technology Sydney award course structures. UTS Open short courses do not usually earn potential credit toward future postgraduate study, however there may be exceptions.

Key benefits of this course

On successful completion of this workshop, participants should be able to: 

  • Apply the NSW Movement and Place Framework processes consistently and appropriately in a street/road
  • Articulate the importance of integrating concepts of movement and place
  • Identify the factors underpinning the challenges and opportunities facing particular places
  • Work collaboratively in the creation of a vision, alternatives and design of a street / road incorporating the main elements comprising movement and places
  • Develop creative alternatives and solutions to enhance a movement area into a place
  • Communicate ideas effectively in a visual and verbal manner
  • Comprehend and develop a reflective understanding of one’s own perspective and role in applying the NSW Movement and Place Framework.

Digital badge and certificate

A digital badge and certificate will be awarded following the successful completion of any necessary tasks or assessments to demonstrate acquired learning of the short course or for meeting attendance and/or participation requirements.

Learn more about UTS Open digital badges.

Course outline

In this one-day workshop, participants will be introduced to the practical application of the NSW Movement and Place framework. Topics to be covered on the day include:

  • Course Overview
  • Review Movement and Place (with reference to the NSW Government eLearning modules)
  • Analyse and understand Place and Movement
  • Site Visit: assess the framework in a real-life space

-  Develop a shared vision within the Movement and Place Framework

-  Develop options

-  Choose the preferred option.

Note: Participants should undertake the free NSW Government eLearning modules for Movement and Place prior to attending the workshop.


Full price: $698 (GST-free)*

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase. 

Enrolment conditions

Course purchase is subject to UTS Open Terms and Conditions. 

COVID-19 response 

UTS complies with latest Government health advice. Delivery of all courses complies with the UTS response to COVID-19.

Additional course information



Prior to undertaking this training, participants should complete the free NSW Government eLearning modules. This will ensure a foundational understanding of the Movement and Place Framework on which this course is based.

Delivery style

This course will be delivered as an interactive workshop - consisting of an instructor led lecture, group and individual activities. During the course, you will visit a nearby space and assess it against the Movement and Place Framework. This training approach will allow you to work through concepts introduced by the presenter in an application-focused teaching environment.

Contact us

If you have a specific question on course content or requirements, please contact us.

For any questions on enrolment or payment, please email support@open.uts.edu.au  


Who is this course for?

This course is designed for State and Local Government staff, practitioners and private consultants, especially those working in areas related to: Urban Design, Land use and transport planning, Architecture, Landscape architecture, Engineering, Transport management/ design, Community engagement, Maintenance and operations, Property Development, and Urban Economy.

Book a session

Fri 30 Aug 2024-
Fri 30 Aug 2024
Expert: Riki Mey, Stephanie Crossley
  • UTS – Venue TBC
  • On Campus (Sydney)

Enrolments close 9am Friday 30 August 2024 AEST, or when all places have been filled, whichever occurs first.

Acknowledgement of Country

UTS acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.