The University of Greenwich has confirmed that Professor Jane Roscoe has been appointed as its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor.


Professor Roscoe is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean for the Faculty of Arts, Education and Creative Industries at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

Speaking about her appointment, she said: "I am thrilled to be joining the University of Greenwich and I look forward to working with colleagues and students as we steer the organisation through the pandemic and beyond. I am looking forward to making my contribution to the University’s success.”

Professor Jane Harrington, Vice Chancellor of the University of Greenwich, said: "I'm delighted that Jane will be joining the university next month. She will be bringing with her a wealth of experience and I particularly welcome her focus on partnerships, the student experience and the development of exciting and innovative provision. Jane brings to this role both HE and commercial experience and will be a great addition to the team.”

In addition to leading the transformation of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education at UWE Bristol through new curricula, increased research success and talent development, Professor Roscoe has contributed to a number of creative and cultural organisations through her Board leadership and delivered several university-wide projects, including Web Transformation.

Prior to her current role, Professor Roscoe was Director and CEO of the London Film School, held one of the most senior executive positions in Australian Broadcasting, and set up the Centre for Screen Studies and Research at the Australian Film, Television and Radio school. She is a respected scholar in documentary studies and screen industries research, a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a member of BAFTA and the RTS.

Professor Roscoe will join the University on 22 February.