Message from the Vice-Chancellor

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Professor Helen Bartlett

Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Helen Bartlett became Vice-Chancellor and President of Federation University Australia on 1 May, 2017.

Prior to joining Federation University, Professor Bartlett was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Monash University Malaysia from 2013 to 2017, and Pro Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University’s Gippsland Campus from 2008 to 2012.

She brings to the University extensive academic experience, having held various leadership roles in universities across Australia, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Professor Bartlett attained a Bachelor of Arts at Northumbria University, a Masters of Science (Public Policy) and a PhD from the University of Bath.

A research specialist in health and aged care, Professor Bartlett’s career includes Directorships at the Australasian Centre on Ageing at the University of Queensland, the Oxford Centre for Health Care Research and Development and the Oxford Dementia Centre at Oxford Brookes University.

Professor Bartlett was conferred as an Emeritus Professor at Monash University in 2017. She is the current Chair of the Regional Universities Network and is on the Board of Directors for education and research technology company, VERNet.

As Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Bartlett is leading the transformation of Federation University into an institution that is recognised around the world for its innovative approach to regional higher education and vocational training that changes lives and enhances communities.


Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Federation University Australia
PO Box 663
Phone: +61 3 5327 8500
Fax: +61 3 5327 8001

For all invitations and diary matters relating to the Vice-Chancellor, please contact:

Camilla Barker
Executive Assistant
Phone: +61 3 5327 8719