Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Interim Vice-Chancellor and President
Ms Belinda Robinson is a passionate champion of the University of Canberra and its Canberra-based university identity. She actively engages the UC with external stakeholders to promote the role the University plays in the local, national and international market.
Belinda is regarded as one of the most experienced and respected experts in the higher education sector in Australia. She spent seven years leading Australia’s peak university body, Universities Australia, before starting at the University in 2018. Prior to Universities Australia, she served as Chief Executive of peak industry representative bodies and has held senior positions in national, state and local governments – including eight years in senior roles with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Belinda holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New England and graduated with a Master of Environmental Law from the Australian National University. She is an experienced company director of ASX listed entities and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She currently chairs the boards of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, the Cooperative Research Centres Association, and Western Sydney University Enterprises.