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Thomas Roche
Professor Thomas Roche
BA(UQ), BEd(UQ), PhD(Dresden)
Current Appointment: Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality)
Organisational Unit: Office of the PVC (Academic Quality)

Telephone: 02 6626 9148
Location: F3
Campus: Lismore
Personal Website

Professor Thomas Roche is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality) and Dean, SCU College. He leads the University’s strategic initiatives relating to the enhancement of education quality. He has recently been involved in rolling out the Southern Cross Model and the University's new Academic Integrity Framework as well as leading an Admissions Review. His primary research interests are in Higher Education program design and assessment: Applied Linguistics, Academic Literacies, Additional Language Development (L2). He has significant teaching and senior management experience in higher education programs for international and domestic students, helping students from diverse backgrounds reach their educational and personal goals.

Read my latest article: Making the connection: Examining the relationship between undergraduate students’ digital literacy and academic success in an English medium instruction (EMI) university

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