Shrewsbury College – Case Study

Introduction Shrewsbury College is committed to providing the best quality education for its students.  This requires an approach that takes a more subjective and collaborative view of the development of excellence in teaching, learning and assessment practice, and recognises the professional status of delivery staff and their commitment to the achievement of consistently outstanding performance.  The continued investment in coaching and mentoring as a key element of this strategy reflectsRead more

Student Peer Advising

What it is The Student Peer Advising programme was set up by David Wheeler, Course Leader in Advertising, Film and Music Video Production at Staffordshire University. The programme supports first year students in finding their feet at university; students find themselves in a new environment, making new friends, getting to grips with their degree and learning in new ways. The programme focuses on providing pastoral, academic and social support andRead more

Specialist Mental Health Mentor – Case Study

Specialist Mental Health Mentor – Noreen Wainwright I am a specialist mentor at Staffordshire University, I have been in the role for the last five years, having originally trained as a psychiatric nurse.  I work with and support students with a range of mental health issues and I see a variety of students who want to use their time with me – usually 1 or 2 hours a week –Read more

Leading Academics Programme – Case Study

Leading Academics Programme The programme is aimed at members of staff who currently have a management role, or who aspire to take on management responsibilities for an academic team in the future.  The aim of this programme is to equip academic managers with the skills, knowledge and contextual awareness to be able to perform effectively within their roles. It involves academic managers developing a heightened sense of self-awareness about howRead more

Staffordshire University Careers Network – Case Study

Staffordshire University Careers Network   The Career Coach The Careers Network professional Employability Coaches are all qualified coaches that offer individual Coaching to students and graduates.  Coaches work with students on a one-to-one basis to identify career paths, hone skills and harness an individual’s potential.  They offer advice on how to build an effective CV, how to network with employers and how to perform at interviews.  Whatever our students andRead more