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Hello

My Name is Nick and I live in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, with my wife and son. It is me you will be working with if you choose to let me help you study in Scotland - or anywhere else in the UK. You can read a summary of my qualifications, experience and interests below. If you have any queries, please feel free to get in touch.

About me

Qualifications

  • MA Honours Spanish and Italian, University of Edinburgh, 2006.

  • MSc Nationalism Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2009.

  • PhD, University of Leeds, 2015.

  • PGCert Teaching English for Academic Purposes, Sheffield Hallam University, 2016.

  • Cambridge CELTA, Basil Paterson College, Edinburgh, 2007.​

Publications

 

Experience

 

  • Working since 2016 in the widening participation sector, supporting and promoting access to higher education for adults in Scotland. 

  • From 2006-2016, working as an English language teacher in Chile, Italy, England and Scotland. 

  • Volunteering since 2017 as a mentor, supporting minority ethnic communities in the Edinburgh area to improve English language skills, gain employment and enter education.

Languages

 

  • English - native speaker

  • Italian - fluent

  • Spanish - fluent

  • Persian - elementary

  • French - elementary

Interests

  • Walking in the hills and mountains of Scotland. 

  • Reading dystopian literature.

  • Supporting Heart of Midlothian Football Club.

The University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland

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