Tertiary Education Awareness Programs

Customised programs developed by BMF focussed on education in a fun and interactive setting.

Drink driving, anti social behaviour and alcohol related harm. Many fear these problems are damaging the university experience, and as a ripple effect, University reputations are being tarnished.  Of utmost importance is the ongoing concern around the health and safety impacts for students.
BMF are able to implement strategic step by step processes to empower Campus managers, students and University heads to tackle these issues head on.

What we do

Drink driving and anti social behaviour. Many fear these problems are destroying the university experience, and as a ripple effect, University reputations are being tarnished and a growing health and safety concern for students welfare becomes apparent.

BMF are able to implement strategic step by step processes to empower Campus managers, students and University heads to tackle these issues head on.

The most effective approach comes through a customised program developed by BMF where the university implements an education course, coupled with a hands on approach to breath alcohol testing, where students are given the opportunity to be breath tested in accordance with guidelines set by the university.   This fun and interactive approach to raising awareness can be implemented at O-week, university social events and at colleges.

BMF will not only sit on the front line of any licensed event on and off campus but can interact with, and educate students during pre drinking periods, or the morning after.

Additional tools supplied by BMF include BAC drink coasters, BAC wallet cards and a YourBAC mobile application to help students monitor their drinking in a very simple, effective and user friendly way.

Case Study - Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University (CSU) has multiple campuses in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Goulburn, Orange, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga and Canberra. Most of these campuses encourage and facilitate onsite accommodation for the students to live in while studying. A proportion of students, however, do not live on campus and have to travel by car to get to university each day. Due to the isolated geography of most CSU campuses, students get behind the wheel of their car on a day-to-day basis.

CSU host regular campus events where students pre-drink before in their share-room facilities. This behaviour is very much a part of university culture. Once at the venue, consuming alcohol continues at the event.  The risks of having students driving under the influence of alcohol was something of great concern to CSU.  The goal was to stamp this out completely. The next morning also poses serious concerns for the students wellbeing and safety.

Charles Sturt University (CSU) invite BMF to attend not only their O-Week events across four different campuses but also their event schedule where they know students will be attending with the intention to drink alcohol. BMF will roam the venue, offering students the opportunity to participate in having a breath test to determine whether or not they think they know where their BAC (blood-alcohol concentration) and whether or not they think they are okay to drive.

Students are taken through a step-by-step process to download, install and learn how to calculate their BAC by using the YOUR BAC app developed by BMF. Students enter what they have drunk up until the present moment. This not only gave the students perspective, but it also taught them what their standard drinks looked like and how to track them.

The morning after experience  further solidifies the message.  BMF attend the main dining hall where all students come for breakfast the following morning.  BMF teach students to use redlines – single-use disposable breath testers (which they have access to on campus), accompanied with the APP and real- time breath test.
BMF also provide the university RA’s with an ‘official drug and alcohol tester’ t-shirt. They are briefed, coached and then work alongside BMF staff to help deliver the message during breakfast.
This is a great initiative to further involve the RA’s and for the students to look to them as role models within their respective campuses.

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