Professor Helen Bartlett

Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Helen Bartlett commenced her role as Vice-Chancellor and President of Federation University Australia on 1 May 2017.

Professor Bartlett holds a Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Science (Public Policy) and a PhD.

She has worked in higher education for more than 30 years, holding senior leadership roles at all organisational levels in universities in the UK, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Australia.

Previously, Professor Bartlett was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Monash University Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, a leading transnational higher education joint venture. Prior to this, Professor Bartlett was Pro Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash’s Gippsland Campus.

Professor Bartlett has many years’ experience of teaching health care professionals and undertaking health services and aged care research. She has an international research record in gerontology, with a focus on population ageing, healthy ageing, aged and community care.

Professor Bartlett’s experience includes the establishment and Direction of three research centres: the Australasian Centre on Ageing at the University of Queensland, the Oxford Centre for Health Care Research and Development, and the Oxford Dementia Centre at Oxford Brookes University.

Professor Bartlett also has extensive experience of undertaking research in partnership with government, industry and communities and has been awarded numerous ARC and NHMRC project and program grants, and state and federal government consultancies. She has published widely - including several books - and supervised over 35 higher research degree students.


Vice-Chancellor's Office
First Floor, Administration Building (D)
Mt Helen Campus


Professor Helen Bartlett
Vice-Chancellor's Office
Federation University Australia
PO Box 663
Phone: +61 3 5327 9201
Fax: +61 3 5327 8001