GSA Leadership Team
GSA is an independent association that provides all 36,000+ enrolled graduate students at the University of Melbourne with representation, events, training and support.
We’re the heart of graduate student life, and beating at its centre is our Senior Operational Management team.
Chief Financial and Operating Officer
Sajal, as a qualified CPA, brings over 7 years of experience in financial and operational management in university settings. As the Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Sajal oversees the financial management, human resources, OHS, IT and other operational functions in collaboration with the Student Engagement and Policy and Advocacy Teams. Sajal intends to improve the processes, policies and procedures in operational areas to ensure GSA can offer effective and efficient programs to support graduates at UoM.
Manager Policy & Advocacy
Christina has over 9 years of experience in policy, advocacy, and social work, and holds a master’s degree in Human Rights Law and Social Work. Christina leads GSA’s policy and advocacy work and engages with relevant UoM departments to address graduate student concerns and needs. She also aims to further GSA’s reputation as an effective advocacy and representative organisation.
Manager – Student Engagement & Communications
Kerry comes to GSA with over 25 years’ experience in the Higher Education sector and Student Experience space. Kerry was a lecturer and tutor in Media and Communications for 7 years with Swinburne University, including teaching some courses online and tutoring with Open Universities Australia (OUA). She also spent 7 years with Ormond College Halls of Residence as College Duty Manager and then was appointed the Freemantle Fellowship mentoring Ormond’s Indigenous cohort of students. Kerry also has experience with International Students working for Cambridge International College and with Monash University as an online exam invigilator. Before joining GSA she worked during COVID assisting resident students during lockdown at dwell Student Village (formerly RMIT). In her role as Manager Student Engagement & Communications, Kerry intends to provide GSA Graduates with a holistic, universal and memorable experience in their academic journeys. Her main focus is the inclusivity, equality and support of marginalized and/or disadvantaged students.
Lead Student Engagement Officer – Activities & Events
Student Engagement Officer – Graduate Groups
Finance & Administration Officer
Marketing and Communications Officer
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Senior Policy Coordinator
Policy & Advocacy Officer
HR & OHS Officer