Associate Professor Marina Harvey

School of Education


Kensington Campus

Marina is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an Australian National Teaching Fellow and has also received national and university citations for outstanding contributions to student learning. Her scholarship in learning and teaching in higher education extends to a growing list of over 70 learning and teaching publications.

Marina has been recognised as the national expert on sessional staff, where she has led the development of the BLASST national standards for quality learning and teaching with sessional staff.

Her work in enhancing quality learning and teaching is underpinned by, and focuses on, reflection for learning, often in the WIL context. Other scholarly interests include distributed leadership and mentoring for learning and teaching in higher education, all of which are examined through Participatory Action Research.

Marina is Director of Academic Development Services in the Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) at UNSW. She is also currently an Academic and Honorary Appointments at ANU and an Honorary Fellow at Macquarie University.


Beginning To Teach (BTT)

Foundations of University Teaching (FULT)

Graduate Certificate of University Learning and Teaching (GCULT)

PhD Supervision

Honours and prizes

2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching

Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Spectrum Approach to Mentoring

 2014 Australian (OLT) National Teaching Fellow

Quality learning and teaching with sessional staff: systematising national standards


2012 MQ Vice Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Macquarie University


2011 Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

Faculty of Arts, Macquarie University