Professor Kerri-Lee Krause is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Professor of Higher Education at the University of Western Sydney. Her portfolio responsibilities focus on enhancing the quality of learning, teaching and academic quality across the University. She is internationally recognised for her research on the contemporary undergraduate student experience and implications for quality and standards. At UWS her role connects the quality of the student experience and outcomes with capacity-building for academic staff. Higher education policy is her research focus, including extensive work on the changing student experience, the evolving nature of academic work and implications for quality and standards in higher education.