Academic Portfolio Office


The Academic Portfolio Office (APO) is led by the Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Innovation) and Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Quality) and encompasses SCU Online, Academic Partnerships, Centre for Teaching and Learning, SCU College and Business Intelligence and Quality (BIQ).

The Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Innovation) portfolio drives innovation and excellence in curriculum design and delivery and works in partnership with Deans to achieve the vision for future delivery of education at Southern Cross University.

The Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Quality) portfolio drives the alignment of education quality with University strategy and works closely with the Deans to develop and implement strategy to enhance quality in the delivery of teaching programs.

Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Quality) is responsible for:

  • Academic Portfolio Office
  • Academic Governance and Student Misconduct
  • Business Intelligence and Quality (BIQ)
  • Careers and Employability Unit
  • SCU College

Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Innovation) is responsible for:

  • Academic Portfolio Office
  • Centre for Teaching and Learning
  • Academic Partnerships

Staff and Key Contacts

Professor Erica Wilson
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Innovation)
T: +61 2 6620 3151

Professor Thomas Roche
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality)
T: +61 2 6620 3150

Paola Bolzicco
Executive Coordinator, Academic Portfolio Office
T: +61 2 6626 9189

Sophie Kemm
Director, Academic Portfolio Office
T: +61 2 6620 3303
E: sophie.kemm

For delegation approvals – please email direct to the Academic Portfolio Office:

Location and postal address
Level 3, F Block
Southern Cross University
PO Box 157
Lismore NSW 2480 Australia