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Professor, Head of School, School of Education, University of New England

Professor Sue Gregory is the Head of School, School of Education, at the University of New England. This role requires developing strategic initiatives and aligning resources that support the University and Faculty goals, and developing and maintaining linkages, internally and externally, including accreditation bodies, industry partners and community leaders. Previously, Sue has been in roles as Chair of Research, higher degree research course coordinator, a UNE Education Scholar and a lecturer in ICT Education. She also holds a Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Sue has been the Leader for eLearning, ePedagogy and Innovations Research Network Group in the school. As a long-term adult educator, she has taught pre-service and post-graduate education students how to incorporate technology into their teaching. Sue applies her virtual world knowledge to expose her students, both on-campus and online, to the learning opportunities in virtual worlds, since 2007. She has been involved in many national and university projects on creating and using learning spaces in virtual worlds and successful in receiving $2.322m in funds. She also received an OLT citation in 2012. Since 2009, Sue has been the Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Virtual Worlds Working Group, written over 160 publications on teaching and learning in virtual worlds and using ICT as a resource in online learning and teaching. Sue is on the Senior Executive of ASCILITE (Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education) committee, currently serving as Vice President and Chair of Awards, and Editor of five books on teaching and learning in virtual worlds (four as lead editor).


  • –present
    Chair of Research, School of Education, University of New England


  • 2013 
    University of New England, PhD