Mr Roman Goik

Mr Roman Goik



Roman is a lecturer and the former Director of Academic Program for the Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) course in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts. Roman

In 2013 he was awarded a national Office of Learning and Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning and a UWS VC's Excellence Award again for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. In 2015 he was awarded a Western Sydney University, Distinguished Teaching Fellow for 2015 - 2016.

Prior to joining Western Sydney University, he was working in industry as a graphic designer and web designer in the online learning field. Clients included the Australian Stock Exchange and Mitsui Australia. He was also involved with a private education provider, developing curricula for multimedia courses.

As an academic, his principle interests are in teaching and learning, particularly the first year experience in Higher Education. His focus in recent times, has been on how we give students more flexible access to learning resources and activities, by blending online learning with campus-based study.

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  • BDes University of Western Sydney,Nepean
  • DipTeach Catholic Teachers College
  • GDipProfArtsSt City Art Institute


  • 2015 - 2016 Distinguished Teaching Fellow, Western Sydney University 2015-09-25
  • Office of Learning and Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning 2013-11-01

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Design


  • Learning and Teaching Technologies Advisory Group (LaTTe), Western Sydney University
  • Student Transition, Retention and Success Project (STaRS), Western Sydney University
  • Former Director of Academic Program
  • School Workplan Committee (SoHCA)


Phone: (02) 9685 4674
Location: ED.G.58

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Previous Teaching Areas

  • 101013 Publications, 2010
  • 101019 Digital Design Production, 2013
  • 101090 Design Project, 2010
  • 101540 Introduction to Typography, 2011
  • 101922 Web and Time-based Design, 2015
  • 102261 Graphic Design: Understanding the Principles, 2015
  • 102264 Graphic Design: Process and Practice, 2015


Journal Articles

  • Goik, R. (2018), 'Seto Inland Sea and the Art Islands : a first encounter', TAASA Review, vol 27, no 3 , pp 26 - 27.

Editor and web designer/ developer and for the Global Media Journal - Australian Edition

The Australian Edition is a member of the innovative and original Global Media Journal: an online-only, open access, global resource for communication and media studies scholarship, with independent editions around the world.

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