Lecturing since 2001. Areas of interest are in immigration & discrimination, equality & diversity. Chair & Board member of Northamptonshire Rights & Equality Council, an Athena SWAN panel member and on the Athena SWAN working group. Member of the Northants Football Association Inclusion Advisory Group & disciplinary panel and Northamptonshire Police Stop Search Working Group & Independent Advisory Group. Completed a PhD on Discrimination Law in Higher Education, focusing on compliance with the Public Sector Equality Duties. Leading on a HEFCE funded project looking at developing policies, procedures & new spaces for victims of sexual violence & harassment on campus. Has organised a yearly equality conference as well as ‘I Consent Week’.
This conference will explore how universities are using their global networks and partners to achieve more far-reaching knowledge exchange impacts and create new international business partnerships in other regions of the world.
This year’s event will tackle the challenges and opportunities that come with increased competition and choice in the sector off the back of momentous higher education reforms. Delegates will gain an exclusive introduction to the Office for Students, learn how to establish their institution as an international brand, debate the drive for digital in the sector and identify ways to enhance the student experience.