The University of Queensland (UQ) created UQ College to develop pathways for students wishing to undertake further study. The Board of UQ College, represents the University, College, and community interests, and governs UQ College.

The Board has primary responsibility for setting the strategic direction for UQ College and driving innovative quality education services to support more adults to reach the tertiary education course of their choice.


Julian Wilson
  • CEO

Board Members

The UQ College Board consists of the following members:

Rongyu Li
  • Board Chair
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor Global Engagement (DVCGE)
Greg Pringle
  • Independent Director
  • Previous Chief Operating Officer (COO) for The University of Queensland
Jeremy Crowley
  • Director, Corporate Operations
  • Office of Chief Operating Officer
Louise Hickson
  • Director
  • Associate Dean External Engagement
Shannon Willoughby
  • Director, Government Relations and Policy at UQ
  • Former Executive Director Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ)
Dulip Ranasinghe 
  • Financial Controller, Finance Professional Services UQ

Senior Management Team

The UQ College Senior Management Team consists of the following members:

Iain Mathieson
  • Senior Manager – English Language Pathways
Scott Leisemann
  • Senior Manager – Academic Pathways
Neil Marsh
  • Senior Manager – Corporate Services

Academic Management Team

The UQ College Academic Management Team consists of the following members:

Stephen Walker
  • Academic Manager – Assessment
Paul Forster
  • Academic Manager – Bridging English
Christopher (Kit) Nuttall
  • Academic Manager – TESOL Regular Courses
Andrew Cowan
  • Academic Manager – Foundation & VET
Ash Moor
  • Academic Manager – Foundation


We foster mutually beneficial partnerships with industry, government, and the community delivering practical solutions, innovation, and success.

UQ College is committed to linking with leading-edge organisations to grow capacity and broaden opportunities for adult learners to engage in, and succeed in tertiary level education.

Our commitment strives for:

  • Establishing and nurturing enduring partnerships with business, government, community, and other education, training, and research providers
  • Finding and negotiating arrangements with a wide variety of external partners
  • Discussing how we can work with you to meet your objectives and leverage the teaching and management capabilities of UQ College
  • Developing and engaging new models of collaboration for the co-development of solutions based on diverse perspectives
  • Developing mutually beneficial partnerships that provide valuable support and input for our programs and future initiatives and reviews.

If you are interested in partnering with UQ College, please contact us to explore your ideas.



UQ College is committed to quality teaching and learning for staff and students.

Quality is embedded in all of UQ College’s processes and is measured through a range of linked activities, including:

  • Regular academic reviews
  • A College-wide planning framework to drive the operationalisation and achievement of key performance indicators within the core activity and supporting plans
  • An annual planning and review cycle
  • Regular program and course evaluations, and external accreditation of professional programs
  • Annual performance reviews of staff
  • Other improvement processes.