Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)

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Professor Suzanne Le Mire
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning) (PVC(SL)) is responsible for strategic leadership of the quality of learning and teaching across the University and of academic support for students and staff.

The Student Learning portfolio provides expertise and services, and leads strategic projects, that support the University to pursue its goal of excellence in education and graduate outcomes. Key to this goal is delivering an inspiring learning experience for each student. The PVC(SL) is responsible for strategies and initiatives relating to student engagement, retention and success; fully online learning; technology-enhanced learning; student employability development; and, staff development and recognition for excellence in teaching.

LeadershipSuzanne Le Mire Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)
Contact: Leona Reid, Senior Administration Officer

The following units report to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning):

Education Quality

The Director, Education Quality is responsible for expertise, coordination and impact evaluation to institution-wide strategic projects in curriculum design and educational development. Education Quality encompasses Educational Quality and Compliance, Education Performance and Evaluation, and Teaching Excellence

Leadership: Associate Professor Graham Hardy, Director, Education Quality


Educational Quality and Compliance is responsible for facilitating quality assurance of the University’s education provision, including quality processes relating to compliance with external regulatory standards and to the University’s partnerships with third-party providers. The scope of its work includes accreditation, policy development and review, provider registration and accreditation reviews, new and revised program approvals, program and school reviews, course reviews, benchmarking and survey management. Academic Integrity is also managed within this team. 

Leadership: Alexander Lech, Associate Director, Educational Quality and Compliance 


Academic Governance, Accreditation, 
Program & Course Approvals, Program & Course Reviews
Academic Integrity
Educational Policy & Compliance


Teaching Excellence delivers induction and continuing professional development, and recognition for excellence, in teaching, including coordination of the University’s ADEPT program of professional development for educators, its Communities of Practice in Learning and Teaching, its annual Festival of Learning and Teaching, and its Teaching Awards scheme. The team also provides support to the Adelaide Education Academy.

Leadership: Melanie Brown, Manager, Teaching Excellence