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School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical Sciences

Brunelle, Leo

Quality Assurance
Room T119
Phone +61 3 5327 9924
Fax +61 3 5327 9289


  • Bachelor's degree in applied behavioral sciences, National-Louis University
  • Master's degree in criminal justice, University of Central Florida
  • Command Officer Development Course Certificate, University of Louisville
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies: Homeland Security, Northcentral University
  • Current doctoral candidate, Federation University Australia


  • Coordinates all appeals to the Faculty Dean or designee to schedule review of appeals against exclusion or suspension for unsatisfactory academic performance and final grades.
  • Coordinates all hearings to the Dean of School relating to academic misconduct and student grievances.
  • Coordinates all hearings to the Plagiarism Officer.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer for the School of Engineering and Information Technology.
  • Liaises with and advises senior leadership, administrative, academic staff on matters concerning OHS, ESOS/TEQSA compliance, FedUni policies, procedures and guidelines and provides advice on early intervention strategies and assistance to all at-risk students (domestic and international).
  • School examination officer for all final, deferred, and final course supplementary examinations, schedules, notifies students, and supervises all deferred/FCSA examinations as required and submits completed deferred/FCSA examinations to the appropriate course coordinators. Liaises with course coordinators for Mt Helen to ensure timely and accurate submissions of all examinations.
  • Monitors unsatisfactory academic progress reports for affected students (partner provider and Mt Helen) to ensure timely responses, timely correspondence with students and partner provider academic coordinators and Mt Helen program/discipline coordinators.
  • Provide advice for students regarding all appeals and referring students to their appropriate discipline/program coordinator for intervention/assistance or other FedUni staff/departments for timely and correct assistance/advice.
  • Liaise with all on-shore partner providers and diplomatic missions providing scholarship sponsorships on issues affecting their students attending FedUni and taking FedUni courses/programs to address all issues that may arise.
  • Works collaboratively with the School Manager, Coordinator of Programs and Student Experience, and Coordinator of School Operations to address all issues affecting the School and its students.