Heidi Piper

Heidi Piper is the Director, Griffith International at Griffith University. She has 25 years' experience in the Australian higher education sector including 20 years in international education, and worked at Bond University and The University of Queensland before joining Griffith in late 2006. Her career at Griffith University has included roles as Manager, Griffith Global Mobility, Deputy Director International and, since 2013, Director, Griffith International. Her experience has covered a diverse range of areas in international education including international student experience, marketing and student recruitment, admissions, student mobility, English language sector, development projects, project management, student mobility, and transnational education projects.

Heidi has presented at a number of international education conferences and workshops on topics including an introduction to international education, international education essentials, international student success and retention, risk management in student mobility, and women in leadership. Heidi is the Griffith University representative on the Australian Universities International Directors Forum and manages the AUIDF mentoring program. She works closely with Study Queensland, Study Brisbane and Study Gold Coast in relation to international student experience.