Marion has several years tertiary teaching and learning and administration experience and is a Director on Metro South Hospital and Health Board. Marion completed a Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) at ACU in Sydney. Following this she worked across NSW, Vic and QLD with the majority of her clinical experience in critical care and acute medical surgical areas, specialising in cardiology and ED. She then completed a Master of Nursing in Women's Health through QUT and a PhD at Griffith University. Marion has braod experience is leading curriculum design, implementation and review and has been involved in numerous research projects around students' experiences of university and supporting and assessing students' learning. Her research interests include the student experience of university (particularly the second year experience), assessment of learning, supporting casual academic staff, nurse education and clinical decision making.