Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Vice President of Education and Students, and Professor of Learning Technologies at University of Technology Sydney
Shirley 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 responsibilities also include increasing the opportunities for student and staff learning, and the development of a strong student culture across the University. The University of Technology Sydney has been engaged in a major $1.3 billion campus redevelopment project. Shirley is leading a system of projects to ensure these developments support the future of learning. The projects won the prestigious Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards 2015, in the category of Hybrid Learning. Shirley has an international reputation for her research on the use of information and communication technologies in education.