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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Chris Scorer

Business Lecturer and Module Leader

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Chris Scorer

Vicky Giannaka

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes

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Vicky Giannaka

Dr Ruba Mohamed

Senior Lecturer and Applied Science Module Leader

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Dr Ruba Mohamed

Rachael Forde

Senior Module Lead

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Rachael Forde

Malcolm Burgess

Module Lead for Academic Business Skills - International Year One

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Malcolm Burgess

Paula Henderson

Head of Team Business

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Paula Henderson

Lisa Wilson

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes

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Lisa Wilson

Kathryn Hope

EAP Lecturer

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Kathryn Hope

James Riley

EAP Lecturer

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James Riley

David Sunderland

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes

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David Sunderland

Lesley Ann Smith

Head of Northumbria Pathway

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Lesley Ann Smith

Tahir Siddique

EAP lecturer

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Tahir Siddique

Phil Abbot

Academic Lead

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Phil Abbot

Simin Baloochzadeh

Lecturer in Mathematics and Engineering – Module Leader IFP

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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

Programme Leader for International Foundation Programme

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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

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Stephanie Clark
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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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