Meet Our Academics

Our Pathway staff come from a range of backgrounds and their combined experience in the higher education sector has helped students to achieve places on Northumbria programmes across a range of subject areas.

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Lesley Ann Smith

Head of Northumbria Pathway

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Lesley Ann Smith

Phil Abbot

Academic Lead and IFP Programme Lead

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Phil Abbot

Jacqui Glover

Operations Officer

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Jacqui Glover

Simin Baloochzadeh

Lecturer in Mathematics and Engineering – Module Leader for Project Module

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Simin Baloochzadeh

Dr. Kate Greenwood

Lecturer in Mathematics and Engineering. Module Lead for Applied Algebra and Trigonometry, Engineering Skills, and Introduction to Engineering Design and Problem Solving

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Dr. Kate Greenwood

Emma Temporal

Module Lead for Academic Skills IYO and Academic Practice IFP

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Emma Temporal

Alec Paterson

EAP Lecturer and Module Leader

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Alec Paterson

Dr Ali Daadbin

Associate Lecturer and Module Leader

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Dr Ali Daadbin

Brian Little

Lecturer and Module Lead in Lecturer in Business, Leadership and Management, Teaching on the International Foundation Programme, International Year One and Graduate Certificate

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Brian Little

Paul Kristian

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes and Module Leader

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Paul Kristian

Stephen Maule

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes

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Stephen Maule

Stephanie Clark

Business Lecturer and Module Leader

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Stephanie Clark

Sabrina Loubière

Lecturer

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Sabrina Loubière

Alistair Frame

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes, Foundation English, Module Lead for Computing & Coding and Information Systems Design and Performance

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Alistair Frame

Martin Darling

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes

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Martin Darling
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“The lecturers are fantastic because they provide me with lots of information, and support me with my studies. The library also is very good, I can find information very easily and it’s open 24 hours which means I can go at my own convenience.”

Saleh T S A M Aldamkhi
International Foundation Programme - Engineering

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