Laura Czerniewicz

The Director of the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, Laura Czerniewicz  is an associate professor in the Centre for Higher Education Development, committed to equity of access and success in higher education. Her research interests include the technologically-mediated practices of students and academics, the nature of the changing higher education environment and the geopolitics of knowledge, underpinned by a commitment to surfacing the expressions of inequality within and across contexts. She is presently leading a project on the Unbundled University: Researching emerging models in an unequal landscape ( together with colleagues at Leeds University. Laura is involved with policy work, is a contributor to national and global conversations in varied formats and serves on the advisory boards of a variety of international higher education educational and technology publications. Much of her work is online at