Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.98
Liaison Briar Schoon
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Portland Community College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Stephania Fregosi
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management Services
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:

Ecology of Australia

Program Description:
This program will focus on the interaction of the plants and animals of northern Australia, as well as the ecology of the Great Barrier Reef, with an emphasis on biological and aboriginal interplay.

Program Highlights:
Great Barrier Reef Experience
Night Canoe Tour at Lake Tinaroo
Three guest lectures on the topics of: Indigenous Cultures & Customs, Conservation Biology, and the Culture of Traditional Owners
Visit to Kuranda Koala Gardens, including Koala Gardens, Bat Rehab Facility, Butterfly Sanctuary and Bird World
Additional nights stays in surrounding Yungaburra, Cape Tribulaton, and Port Douglas
Tjupukai Cultural Park
Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures


Website URL where information about the institution’s immersive education programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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There will be other programs offered in 2021.

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