Sarah completed a PhD at Charles Sturt in 2021 in Cell Biology and Protein Biochemistry, and has been involved in teaching and tutoring in the School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences. Sarah has clinical expertise as a Medical Scientist in a pathology laboratory and over 10 years’ experience tutoring.
Sarah has a current role as the Embedded Tutors Academic Coordinator where she assists the Retention Team in embedding tutors into key first-year undergraduate subjects to increase student engagement. Sarah has been involved in the training and support of tutors, evaluation of the Embedded Tutors Program, data analysis and research.
Analyzing data across the institution to build a true picture of student engagement and using targeted, scripted reporting for meaningful insights has significantly impacted student retention at Charles Sturt University.