Senior Lecturer, Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne

Dr Gwilym Croucher is a higher education researcher, analyst and policy adviser at the University of Melbourne. He is Senior Lecturer in the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education as well as Principal Policy Adviser in the Chancellery at the University.

He is the 2017-18 Fulbright Victorian Postdoctoral Scholar for which he is a visiting researcher at the University of California Berkeley’s Center for Studies in Higher Education in the Goldman School of Public Policy.

Gwilym is a regular media commentator on higher education and is currently a Chief Investigator on an ARC Discovery Project examining the origins and effects of the Unified National System of Higher Education in Australia.


  • –present
    Higher Education Policy Adviser, Office of the Vice-Chancellor, The University of Melbourne