Mr Bruce Woolley


School of Communication and Arts
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 334 68256


An international journalist, broadcaster and academic with 35 years of experience on four continents (Australia, Asia, Europe and North America). Now lecturing in journalism at The University of Queensland.

Lecturer and Course Coordinator for Visual Journalism, Journalism in Sound, International Field Reporting, and Internships and Work Experience.

Deputy Director of Engagement for the School of Communication and Arts

Course coordinator and project manager for Work Integrated Learning (WIL) projects: UQ in India 2015/16/17/18, Vietnam Today 2015, UQ at the G20; UQ in Vietnam 2014, Vietnam Reporter 2012; IOI Reporter and INIHKD indigenous health and knowledge conference. Visit:

Research Impacts

Publications, Media and Engagement: Australian Journalism Review - Developing skills in intercultural communication and international reporting through Work Integrated Learning courses in undergraduate journalism (37(2) December 2015)

Asia Pacific Media Educator - Journalism as academic research: recognising the limitations while arguing for change (24(2), June 2015 edition)

Video about Work Integrated Learning courses at UQ:

VTC10 talk-show aired on 18 November 2015 in Vietnam:

New Colombo Plan video about UQ India courses:

Asia Pacific Media Educator - WIL-power: Developing journalism students' international reporting and intercultural communication skills on field trips to Vietnam (24 (1) December 2014 edition)

JMComm2014, Singapore - UQ in Vietnam: Teaching journalism students foreign correspondence (published in conference proceedings September 2014)

Walkley Foundation website - Is internationalisation the future of journalism education?


  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland


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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Woolley, Bruce (2014). UQ in Vietnam: teaching journalism students foreign correspondence. In: 3rd International Conference on Journalism and Mass Communications (JMComm 2014): At the Crossroads of Communication, Journalism, Media, Corporate and Social Responsibility. International Conference on Journalism and Mass Communications (JMComm 2014), Singapore, (197-204). 22-23 September 2014. doi:10.5176/2301-3710_JMComm14.15