60 seconds with... Vice-Chancellor Barney Glover

Vice-Chancellor Barney GloverProfessor Barney Glover commenced as Vice-Chancellor at UWS in January this year.

Find out a little more about the Vice-Chancellor in 60 seconds.

What's the best thing about working at UWS?
The people – both the students and staff.

Which campus are you based on?
Werrington North.

What is your favourite place on one of the UWS campuses and why?
The quadrangle at Hawkesbury campus – it's a wonderful heritage precinct.

When you're not at work, what will we find you doing?
I tend to be working a lot! I enjoy sport and watching my beloved Geelong play AFL football (and the Wanderers).

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A teacher.

What was your first job?
I was a cashier at the Geelong Cinema.

What has been your greatest success?
I am very proud of the achievements we made at CDU during my time in the NT. I am hopeful of great outcomes at UWS in the next few years.

If you could go to just one country in the world for a vacation, which country would it be and why?
Orcas Islands off the coast of Seattle.

What is your favourite book, movie and/or album?

If you could invite anyone to dinner, who would it be and why?
Narendra Modi – He had an extraordinary achievement in the Indian elections. I would be keen to hear his plans for the next phase of development of this fascinating country.