Dean of Education
Professor Paul Chandler
Professor Chandler holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Sydney University and a Master of Science in Psychology and PhD in Education from UNSW. In 1993, he became the first person to ever receive an Australian Research Council fellowship in education. Over the next seven years his research in cognition and learning would attract over $3 million of research funding from ARC and industry partners. Professor Chandler completed two terms as Head of School of Education at UNSW before being appointed Dean of Education at the University of Wollongong.
In 2008, at a National Press Club event, Professor Chandler was awarded as one of Australia’s ten most pre-eminent researchers. In 2009, Professor Chandler was appointed by the federal government to the Indigenous Higher Education Advisory Council. Professor Chandler is a past president of the NSW Council of Deans in Education and is currently the Treasurer of the Australian Council of Deans in Education.
Awards & Rankings
- Rank in the Top 2% of universities in the world.
- Globally ranked as one of Australia's best modern universities
- 5 Star Rating
- Top 100 in the world for global graduates
UOW at a Glance
- 30,516 students enrolled
- 11,440 international students
- 1,942 full time staff
- 9 campuses
- 19 research strengths
- 470 degrees