Michael Spence

  • President & Provost of University College London


Dr Michael Spence AC has led the University of Sydney as Vice-Chancellor and Principal since 2008 and is the University’s 25th vice-chancellor.

An alumnus of the University, Dr Spence has a BA with first-class honours in English, Italian and law. His other languages include French, Chinese and Korean. He is recognised internationally as a leader in the field of intellectual property theory and holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oxford, where he headed Oxford’s law faculty and its social sciences division.

He will take up the position of President & Provost of University College London from January 2021.

Academic biography


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Theology: Created Order

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Theology: Virtues