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COPHE Board Member Wins Excellence Award

UOW College General Manager Julie Renwick has been awarded the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) Excellence in Leadership Award 2016.

The annual award celebrates leadership and innovation in Australian international education. The IEAA Awards also provide a benchmark of excellence and best practice.

A statement from the IEAA said Ms Renwick was recognised for her over 40 years’ experience in education, especially for her significant contributions to the quality and development of the international education sector.

She was also commended for her active and long-standing involvement as a Board member of the Council of Private Higher Education (COPHE) and her involvement in the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET). Being an executive member of COPHE, Ms Renwick regularly contributes to responses to key issues and developments in the education sector. She is also a member of the TEQSA Quality and Standards Reference Group, as the representative for all private higher education providers.

COPHE CEO Adrian McComb congratulated Ms Renwick.

“She is an innovative and dedicated leader, always putting the needs of her students and staff first. It is great to see her tireless efforts and talent recognised,” he said.

Within her role as UOW College General Manager, Ms Renwick has led the College in a number of initiatives, focusing on delivering high quality international education, promoting an innovative and collaborative workforce, and general continuous improvement.

 For the winners of the other IEAA Excellence Awards 2016 see

 Media contact: Adrian McComb, Chief Executive Officer COPHE, Phone (02) 8021 0841.  

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