• Project team
 
 

Project team

Sabine McKinnon, Senior Lecturer in Academic Development in GCU LEAD,is leading and managing the project. She is an experienced academic with many years’ teaching experience at different universities in Scotland and England. Her particular research interest is in the international aspects of learning and teaching.  Her study on international students’ perceptions of employability has recently been published as a chapter in a new Routledge book:  McKinnon, S. (2012) A mismatch of expectations? An exploration of international students’ perceptions of employability skills and work-related learning; in: Ryan, J. (ed.)  (2012)  Cross cultural teaching and learning for home and international students: Internationalisation of pedagogy and curriculum in higher education, Abingdon and New York: Routledge.

Find information about Sabine’s work here 

Dr. Karla H. Benske, Lecturer in Academic Development in GCU LEAD, is supporting the project. Her research interests include Widening Participation, Recognition of Prior Learning, Inclusion and Equality and Diversity. In addition to supporting the project, she is also working on a research project to evaluate the benefits of student international mobility in relation to employability.

Find more information about Karla's work here 

Project Working Group

The project is supported by a working group of students and staff from across the university who provide feedback and advice. Its members are:

  • Helen Brown, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, School of Health and Life Sciences
  • Neill Clark, Vice President Education, GCU Students Association
  • Martin Cullen, Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering and the Built Environment http://www.gcu.ac.uk/ebe/staff/martincullen/
  • Rhona Hodgart,  Exchange and Study Abroad Manager
  • Alan McNeilly, Associate Dean International , Glasgow School for Business and Society
  • Dr. Andrew Quinn, Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Angela Sutherland, Lecturer , Programme Leader, MSc Operations & Business Management,  Glasgow School for Business and Society http://www.gcu.ac.uk/gsbs/staff/angelasutherland/
  • Dr. Shiv Shanmugam,Lecturer in Physiotherapy, School of Health and Life Sciences http://www.gcu.ac.uk/hls/staff/drsivaramkumarshanmugam/