Acting Manager, Current Students Lead, Nura Gili
Tanya is a proud Ngiyampaa/Wangaapuwan/Yorta Yorta woman from far western NSW. She has over 24 years’ work experience in higher education sector, in several positions in the student services area. The most recent was leading the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support Services team at the University of Sydney, where she was employed for 15 years.
Prior to this, Tanya worked at Southern Cross University as a student support officer for the School of Contemporary Arts, supporting students with many diverse backgrounds and needs.
Tanya has won a Vice Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Indigenous Education Strategies for implementing a peer mentoring program and has also worked on many major projects that help with the transition, support, and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students.