First Year Experience Coordinators

First Year Experience Coordinators are lecturers appointed to work with their Head of School and Course Coordinators on a range of responsibilities to enhance the experience of first year students at JCU.

More information about the role is set out in the Charter of Responsibilities for Academic Quality (Learning and Teaching).

The First Year Experience Coordinators for Townsville and Cairns are listed below, by course.

First Year Experience Coordinators – Townsville

Course First Year Experience Coordinator Email
Arts Marie Oelgemoeller
Biomedical Science Helma Antony
Business Alf Kuilboer
Creative Arts and MediaRyan
EducationTanya Doyle
Engineering and Physical Science Pat Higgins
Environmental PlanningDavid
Environmental ManagementYetta
Information Technology

Dianna Hardy

Mangalam Sankupellay
Laws Rachel Bradshaw
Science and Advanced Science Janine Sheaves
Medicine and Surgery Helen Anscomb
Molecular and Cell Biology Alex Roberts
Nursing and Midwifery Julie Shepherd
Occupational Therapy Elizabeth Browne
Pathways Program Kate Sheppard
Pharmacy Tori Llewelyn
Physiotherapy Sue Barrs
Psychology Kayla Morris
Social Work Peter Jones
Speech Pathology Frances Cochrane
Sport and Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology Teneale McGuckin
Veterinary Science Donnalee Taylor

First Year Experience Coordinators – Cairns campus

Course First Year Experience Coordinator Email
Arts Nick Osbaldiston
Business Chris Ware
Creative Arts and Media Robyn Glade-Wright
Dental Surgery Ernest Jennings
Engineering and Physical ScienceJeremy
Environmental PracticeSilvia
Information Technology

Eugene McArdle

Art Suwanwiwat
Laws Nichola Corbett-Jarvis
Science and Advanced Science Tasmin Rymer
Nursing and MidwiferyMaria Liston
Pathways Program Kristi
Psychology Carolyn Timms
Social Work Jo Mensinga
Sport and Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology Kelly Sinclair