Higher Ed Services is an integral part of the Australian higher education sector. We work for the benefit of and to strengthen the higher education sector by building capacity, professionalism and quality in both business practices and the education of Australians.

As a not-for-profit company owned by Universities Australia, our mission is to provide support and leadership services that deliver cost-effective, high quality outcomes. Through our collaborative networks we leverage considerable economies of scale and drive good practice in the core business areas of finance, human resources, procurement, student services, technology management and quality in learning and teaching.

We make this happen by:

  • Driving communities of practice to share best practice and knowledge
  • Providing program management services to facilitate complex sector initiatives
  • Enabling scale efficiencies
  • Providing sound business and commercial advice     

Higher Ed Services is governed by a Board of Directors who have a wealth of experience in Australian higher education and who provide a considerable knowledge base on which to draw.

Our CEO,
Dr Andrew Trnacek has a solid track record of successfully leading high profile engagements, building markets and expanding client bases. He has in-depth experience in finance, strategy, marketing and business improvement.

Our team of highly qualified, professionals is dedicated to higher education and located in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.