Appointment Dean – Future Learning and Development

We are pleased to advise the appointment of Professor Mick Grimley to the fixed term position of Dean Future Learning and Development, reporting to Catherine Moran, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic. Mick joins us from Torrens University, Australia where he was the Pro Vice Chancellor Research and Dean of Education. Prior to joining Torrens University Mick was the foundational Chair of Education at Swinburne University where he established the Department of Education and developed and led a comprehensive suite of programmes online and face to face. Between 2002 and 2012 Mick served as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in the School of Education Studies and Human Development at the University of Canterbury and is excited to be ‘returning home.’ Mick’s main research area is Educational Technology and he has extensive experience in the development of flexible learning models and has led and developed a number of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCS).

Mick will be joining UC from 2 June 2020 and will play a critical role in the continued strategy and development of our online learning at UC.