Caroline Bird has joined UQ’s Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ) as Manager Communications. Caroline previously worked in the Communications team within UQ’s Office of Marketing and Communications, and recently undertook short secondments in the UQ International Marketing and Recruitment team and at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience. Contact Caroline at or on ext 66707.

Irini Cavalliotis has joined UQ Global Engagement as the new Research and Communications Coordinator. Irini coordinates international communication and intelligence, including country and partner briefs, speeches, and publications. Irini is an experienced journalist, with a background in magazine publishing and news reporting. She holds a Bachelor of Journalism/Arts (majors in Political Science and Music) and is currently completing a Master of Arts (Writing, Editing, and Publishing) at UQ. Contact Irini on, or on ext. 60617.

Hayley Lees has returned from parental leave to recommence her role as Communications Coordinator with UQ Advancement (Marketing and Communications). Hayley looks after the UQ Alumni social media platforms and also the eNews and eEvents that are sent out to all Alumni and Community several times a year. Contact Hayley on or ext. 63018

Jordan McCarthy has joined UQ Business School as the Marketing and Communications Manager. Jordan has a strong branding, communications and project management background having previously worked in the disability, international aid and business-to-business software sectors. She also holds a Master of International Business, Master of Arts in International Communication and a Bachelor of Science in Management (Finance). Contact Jordan at or on ext. 63052.

Belinda McDougall has joined the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC) as a Communications Coordinator in the UQ Communications Team. Belinda previously worked at Tatts Group Lotteries as a Senior Public Relations Executive, managing proactive and reactive media enquiries, developing communication and public relations strategies, and had the enjoyable task of calling division one Lotto winners across the country. She has extensive experience in area of media and communications, working in the Corporate Communications team at Queensland Rail during critical events including the 2011 floods and as a journalist for the WIN TV and Channel 9 networks for 15 years. Contact Belinda at or on ext. 67890.

Melanie Williams has joined the UQ Advancement Marketing and Communications team as a Senior Marketing and Communications Officer. Melanie has experience across a number of fields from journalism to marketing research and public relations, including previously working as a Senior Marketing and Communications Consultant for a boutique Brisbane agency. She holds bachelor degrees in Business (Marketing) and Journalism and is currently completing a Master of International Relations at UQ, with ambitions to complete an MBA and PhD in the coming years. Contact Melanie at or on ext 63907.
Genevieve Worrell has joined the EAIT Faculty as Media and Communications Coordinator. Genevieve was most recently the Communications Coordinator with UQ Advancement and previously a Marketing and Communications Officer within OMC. Genevieve can be contacted at or on ext. 58525.


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