Samantha has a BBus (Organisational Communication), a Grad Cert Education (Adult and Workplace) from QUT, and a PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate from UWE Bristol.  

After starting her career as an Associate Lecturer at QUT, Samantha moved to the UK and began working in professional services in 2001, delivering online and distance learning support for non-traditional students at the University of Exeter’s Department of Lifelong Learning. She has been an Assistant Registrar (Student Affairs) for St George’s, University of London and has also managed new programs, student services and student administration for the University of Exeter Medical School and the Schools of Engineering, University of Bristol. Recently, Samantha returned to Australia and was involved in developing the Personal Advisor Network at the University of Queensland Medical Faculty.

Samantha joined ITaLI in 2019 as a Project Manager for UQx online and blended courses.