EDU general conference 2008 › Stuart Campbell
Professor Stuart Campbell is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) at the University of Western Sydney. He has worked at UWS and its predecessor institutions since 1984. Since the unification of UWS in 2000 he has served as the foundation Head of the School of Languages and Linguistics and then in a specially created position of Associate PVC (Quality) in which he played a major role in the university's AUQA audit. He was appointed to the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) from the beginning of 2007. His priorities are to raise the profile of learning and teaching within the university, and to improve the student experience across a range of domains such as assessment, course design, blended learning, and literacy and maths support.
Professor Campbell holds degrees in languages, linguistics and education from universities in Britain and Australia, including a PhD in linguistics from the University of Sydney. His main research area is translation studies, with specialisations in the psycholinguistics of translation, the development of translation competence, and Arabic to English translation. He has also researched and published on the influence of Arabic on Indonesian and Malay.
Professor Campbell is a keen advocate of internationalisation at UWS, having carried out assignments and missions for UWS in many parts of the world.