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Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Education and Students)

Professor Shirley Alexander BSc, MAppStats (Macq), GradDipEd (SCAE)

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Education and Students) Professor Shirley Alexander is responsible for leading the achievement of the University's key priorities in teaching and learning, the student experience, and the use of data analytics in all aspects of the university's work.

Her major responsibilities include:

  • enhancing the quality of the University's teaching, creating an environment of innovation and excellence in teaching and learning to ensure that UTS is recognised internationally as a leading Australian university (in collaboration with faculties, the Institute for Interactive Media and Learning, and the University Library)
  • maintaining an effective, service-oriented and sustainable learning environment and infrastructure for all students
  • increasing opportunities for student and staff learning, social, cultural and intellectual interaction, by promoting the development of a strong student focus and culture across the University (in collaboration with Student Services)
  • leading the 'data intensive university' project to support the decision making of all stakeholders, in teaching, research and the corporate environment

Shirley Alexander is Professor of Learning Technologies and has worked at UTS for the past twenty years, having previously held the positions of Director of the Institute for Interactive Media and Learning, and Dean of the Faculty of Education.

She has an international reputation for her research on the use of information and communication technologies in education and recently chaired Digital Education Advisory Committee (DEAG) to advise the Federal Government on the best use of emerging technologies in the school environment.

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Contact

Anna Neo
Executive Assistant
CB01.04B.05
PO Box 123
Broadway NSW 2007

Tel: +61 2 9514 1465
Fax: +61 2 9514 1459
Email: anna.neo@uts.edu.au