Bridging the gap between education and the workplace is vital, and educators are at the coalface. That is why we want to highlight educators that are going above and beyond to provide valuable opportunities to students.
Senior Teaching Fellow
Faculty Employability Lead
University of Greenwich
As a well-respected authority in the Higher Education space on topics such as employability, innovative curriculum design and EDI, student success is at the heart of Katherine's work, with the acknowledgement that early intervention at scale is the key to inspiring confidence among students.
Partnerships Manager & Career Coach
University of East London
Over the past 8 years, Aisha has demonstrated a clear commitment to improving the student experience and preparing graduates for their future careers. With over 70% of UEL's student population being from diverse backgrounds this work is vital, and Aisha, who is currently completing a PhD looking at the experiences of mature black female students, is well placed in delivering these impactful projects.
Work-Based Learning Project Manager
University of Westminster
With over 15 years of experience in the careers and employability space, Ben is committed to ensuring that all students can be pointed towards areas where they feel safe to stretch themselves and lean into their career dreams by embedded work-based learning as a stepping stone into major companies.
Edinburgh Napier University
Student Futures Team
The Student Futures Team at Edinburgh Napier University is passionate about students having access to the opportunity to undertake work experience. Partnering with Forage provides us with an innovative solution to do this at scale and to support all students into future careers.
Queen Mary University of London
The MySkills initiative at QMUL, created by Dr Usman Naeem and Claire Revell, epitomises innovative curriculum design. Tasks centred around professional development are embedded within the student journey at different points throughout each academic year to support students in building their personal brand and empowering them to take ownership of their career development.