UQ professor named to influential higher education council – UQ News

The Academic Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit at the University of Queensland Professor Tracey Bunda has been appointed to the Australasian Strategic Advisory Board (ASAB) of the charity Advance HE.

The organization works with universities around the world to improve higher education for staff, students and the community.

UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry congratulated Professor Bunda, a proud Ngugi/Wakka Wakka woman, on her nomination.

“This is a wonderful recognition of Prof. Bunda’s exceptional teaching and research record,” said Prof. Terry.

“His extensive experience in high-level Indigenous leadership roles in the higher education sector will be of great benefit to the Board.

“I am delighted that this role allows Professor Bunda to bring his unique perspective to Advance HE, while representing both UQ and Australasia.”

Professor Bunda said she was looking forward to the new role.

“I will work with ASAB members to identify key opportunities and challenges related to Advance HE’s strategic initiatives and partnerships in Australasia,” Prof Bunda said.

As an Advance HE member, UQ helps staff apply for a Higher Education Academy (HEA) Scholarship through the [email protected] program.

Professor Bunda will take office on August 1.

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