Room Bookings and Timetabling Newsletter

 Room Booking and Timetabling Newsletter
Issue 1, August 2013

Welcome to the first, yes you've got it the "First" newsletter for Room Bookings and Timetabling Systems (BATS). The aim of this newsletter is to give short updates and links on what is happening, helpful and maybe even thought provoking.

Room Categories

 Room Categories

Since our last meeting you may have noticed that rooms now have another type of suitability on - TT Category 1, 2 and 3.

More information can be found in the two following documents below.

Room Categories (17 KB)

Application for classification of a Teaching Space (87 KB)

The practical implemention of these will be for the 2014 Timetable.

So there is time to put your comments forward.

quote of the day

Quote of the Day.....

Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off.

Phyllis Diller


Would you like to chair timetable meetings?

Do you like to expand your knowledge...

How about getting experience in running meetings....

If the answer is yes than an invitation is open to all Timetable representatives and Coodinator's to chair the next TT meetings.
The chair position will rotate for each meeting.

For more further information contact Margo Bright 

echo recording

Echo Recordings

As many of you will be aware eSolutions have rolled out the Echo recording system for T2.

More information can be found at the following website 

Splus News

splus news

2013 ASPRG Conference

The 2013 Australian Syllabus Plus reference group conference was held in early July in Auckland New Zealand.

Deakin University was present at numerous sessions relating to the new versions of ET (version 3.10) and practiced ways to achieve timetable outcomes.

If you are interested in some of the presentations, please contact the Timetabling Unit.



Are you familiar with the new group timetabling email address?

All users can now send any timetabling questions or requests to the following email address with the confidence that if any staff are off campus, away,etc another staff member will be able to action your request.

Contact Information


Margo Bright ext 46864
Sarah Emmitt ext 43891
Simonne Mullaly ext 72495

Room booking

Phillip Ketkaris ext 43720
Dianne Hodder ext 72302

Open Day 2013

Open Day 2013

Just a reminder that Open Day 2013 is fast approaching. For more information visit

Deakin University

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th August 2013