Academic Skills Centre

Staff contacts


Rachel Wood Head of The Skills Centre

Academic Skills programme

General enquiries

Miranda Armstrong, Head of Academic Skills Programmes

Tom Reid, Academic Skills Course Leader
Diana Hopkins, Academic Skills Course Leader
Debra Jones, Academic Skills Course Leader

Pre-sessional programme

General enquiries

Jo Lewis, Head of Pre-sessional

Tim Ratcliffe, Pre-sessional 1-3 Course Leader
Nathalie Vermeire, Pre-sessional General 4 Course Leader
Tom Rewhorn, Pre-sessional General 5 Course Leader

Academic Skills Resources

General enquiries

Sarah Turpin, Head of Academic Skills Resources

Chang He, Self Access Language Centre Manager 
Kevin Renfrew, Technology Enhanced Learning & Digital Resources Development Officer
Ruth Robins, Skills Administrator

Operations Team

General enquiries

Karen Spillard, Operations Manager
Izzy Playle, Admissions Officer
Kirsty Morlese, Course Administartor


Shelley Bromley, IELTS Officer
Jenn Sheppard, IELTS Administrator
Heather Carter, Administrative Assistant