MISS Davina Potts

MISS Davina Potts


  • International Higher Education (Mobility of students)



  • As the Associate Director Global Leadership and Employability, Davina leads the team responsible for supporting the employability success of students at the University of Melbourne. Programs include a range of experiential learning opportunities including learning abroad, peer leadership, alumni mentoring and part-time work opportunities on campus. She is a member of the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) Board and chairs the IEAA Research Committee. Her research interests include international higher education with a particular focus on the intersection of international experiences and employment. Davina has experience in higher education on four continents, including work within universities in USA, Italy and Australia, and as a representative of the Australian Government in Latin America.   


Member of

  • ACICIS Study In Indonesia. Invited member of the ACICIS National Reference Group 2016 -
  • The Global Society Foundation. Board Member 2016 -
  • International Education Association of Australia. Board Member 2015 - 2017


Education and training

  • PhD, Michigan State University 2014
  • MEdLdrshp, Macquarie University 2007