Mr Rongyu Li
Mr Rongyu Li
Phone: + 61 (7) 3365 7366
Office: Room 364, Level 3, Brian Wilson Chancellery
Post: The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Qld 4072, Australia
Executive Assistant
Jane Campbell
Phone: +61 (7) 3365 7366

Areas of responsibility

As Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Future Students) at UQ, Rongyu is responsible for the development and implementation of UQ’s student recruitment strategies and for the delivery of student recruitment outcomes. The Future Students portfolio consists of UQ International, Domestic Student Recruitment, the Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE) and the Future Students Contact Centre. Rongyu also has oversight of pathway offerings provided by UQ and its partners.


Rongyu is an outstanding leader in the fields of international education and Higher Education administration. Prior to joining UQ, Rongyu was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Partnerships at the University of Canberra. He has also held leadership roles at RMIT University (Executive Director, International), Deakin University (Executive Director, Deakin International), Auckland University of Technology (Director, International) and the University of South Australia (Head of International and Marketing, Faculty of Health Sciences).

In these roles Rongyu has overseen global student recruitment and admissions, marketing and communications, transnational education programs, student support services, student administration, strategic planning and business intelligence and analysis. He has also implemented transformational change to improve the student experience from enquiry to alumni.

Rongyu’s contribution to the higher education sector extends beyond these roles. He has contributed significantly to International Education Strategies at Federal, State and Municipality levels as well as leading the development and implementation of Strategic and Operational Plans at institutional level. He was, for many years an Executive member of the Australian International Directors Forum (AUIDF), a current Executive member of the Universities Australia DVC/PVC International Group and the longest-serving board member of International Education Association of Australia (IEAA).

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