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Lecturer Profiles

Dr John Thomas

What do you teach?

ILSC

What do you like most about the subject?

Presentation skills

How would you describe your teaching style?

Fun but firm!

Where else have you worked?

Cambridge University

Your favourite movie?

Gladiator

Your tip for university success:

Be professional at all times

Dr Meirion Jones

What do you teach at ICWS?

Mathematics & Chemistry

What do you like most about the subject?

Precision.

How would you describe your teaching style?

Animated

Where else have you worked?

School of Engineering at Swansea University

Your favourite movie?

The Shawshank Redemption

Your tip for university success:

Go for it with all your soul. No half measures and aim high

Dr Mark Williams

What do you teach?

Critical Thinking and Mass Communication

What do you like most about the subject?

Studying these subjects gives a person the tools to think clearly and precisely. The subjects challenge familiar ways of thinking about everyday concepts and enable us to think and to critique without prejudice

How would you describe your teaching style?

Open and inviting using much discussion and participation. My aim is always to enthuse students for the subjects. We also have a lot of fun!

Where else have you worked?

Swansea University

Sarah Whitby

What do you teach?

ICT

What do you like most about the subject?

ICT changes all the time, it's challenging and interesting

How would you describe your teaching style?

Demonstration and working along side the teacher works well. I am also keen to ensure that all students enjoy the subject and so it is important that everyone joins in with any class discussions

Where else have you worked?

Gower College

Your tip for university success:

Make sure you keep up to date with your notes, keeping your work in an organised manner makes all the difference. Always ask for help if you need it and above all make sure you enjoy your experience...

Clair Edwards

What do you teach?

Business Law and ILSC

What do you like most about the subject?

The best thing about business law is the diverse topics of study within the subject. This helps keep interests alive. Law is a dynamic subject. There is never a dull moment!

How would you describe your teaching style?

A good balance of teacher based presentations and student centered learning

Where else have you worked?

Swansea Metropolitain University and colleges in Swansea

Your tip for university success:

Never feel afraid to ask questions. Lecturers love questions! Always ask for help if you need it. Work hard but find time to relax too. Make new friends and explore new hobbies and interests. Come with an open mind...

Dr Kazem Pipelzadeh

What do you teach?

Analytical Techniques and Physics

What do you like most about the subject?

Application of maths in physical concepts

How would you describe your teaching style?

Start with simple and basic and proceed to advance level

Where else have you worked?

Swansea University and The Open University

Your favourite movie?

Titanic

Your tip for university success:

Becoming a student is a big step forward that will give you independence, whilst being an exciting, challenging time. It's the best opportunity a person could go through, feeling accepted in the society and meeting people from different cultures and backgrounds