Angela joined the Victoria University Business School in 2012 as a Research Assistant before stepping into the role of Senior Project Officer then Curriculum Associate in 2014.

Angela supports the College in curriculum design, review or renewal as well as in the preparation of accreditation or quality assurance reports.

She is also involved in co-managing projects that develop academic staff capability for quality teaching such as the Blended Learning or Graduate Capability project.

In addition to the College, Angela has worked as a sessional academic within the College of Arts & Education and College of Health & Biomedicine.

Outside of the office, Angela works as a School Psychologist where she works collaboratively with parents and school staff to improve students’ wellbeing in either individual or group settings.

Areas of expertise

  • Curriculum development
  • Child & adolescent wellbeing

Contact details

+61 (3) 9919 1511


Refereed journal articles

Sonn, C.C., Grossman, M., & Utomo, A. (2013). Reflections on a Participatory Research Project: Young People of Refugee Background in an Arts-Based Program. Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 5(3), 95-109.

Conference presentations

Utomo, A., Wong, L. & Samarawickrema, G. (2016). Staff perceptions of a blended learning initiative in the Victoria University Business School: A case study. Learning and Teaching Symposium: Good Practice and Messy Problems, Melbourne.

Utomo, A. (2012). Place-making: The experiences of refugee-background young people participating in the Song Room Setting, Place & Displacement Conference, Community Identity Displacement Research Network, Melbourne.

Utomo, A. (2009). Prevention of sexual violence in university settings: An evaluation, 20th APS Women and Psychology Conference.

Utomo, A. (2009). Reflecting on the experiences and challenges for students and staff at Victoria University, 11th Trans-Trasman Community Psychology Conference.

Professional memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society (APS) - member.