Kanchana Wijesekera

Carers Officer

I am Kanchana Wijesekera, an international PhD candidate at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, School of Environment and Science. I am a university lecturer with over 12 years of academic experience. I have always had a passion to help and support students and the community. Being The carer’s officer of GUPSA will enable me to address specific issues affecting postgraduate students with caring responsibilities and make recommendations. Further, I will bring postgraduate students with caring responsibilities together to better elicit their ideas and represent them at GUPSA.

Our Team

Minh Anh Huynh
Sustainability Officer
Jushal Saini
International Officer
Sanika Pujari
Women's Officer
Kanchana Wijesekera
Carers Officer
Iqira Saeed
Research Officer
Charlie Tran
Communications Officer
Cassidy Winter
LGBTQI+ Officer
Kate Kingston
Disability Officer
Michael Carden
Support and Events Coordinator
Chantelle Hollenbach
Student Associations Officer
Maureen Butler
Editor in Residence
Evie Franzidis
Editor in Residence
Leanne McKnoulty
Editor in Residence