2017 NCSEHE Equity Fellow, La Trobe University

Matt Brett is currently undertaking a 2017 Equity Fellowship with the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education. His substantive role is as Senior Manager Higher Education Policy at La Trobe University. He is undertaking a Ph.D. examining tchanges to higher education financing legislation through the Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne. Matt has worked in higher education since 1997 and has a citation for outstanding contributions to student learning.


  • 2012–present
    Senior Manager, Higher Education Policy, La Trobe University
  • 2011–2012
    Strategic Advisor Equity Policy and Associate Director Wellbeing, University of Melbourne
  • 2008–2011
    General Manager Disability and Equity Programs, La Trobe University


  • 2008 
    University of Melbourne, Graduate Certificate in University Management
  • 2002 
    RMIT University, Masters of Business Administration
  • 1992 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Science (Hons)