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Jane Kingsley-Smith appointed Deputy Head of the Department of English and Creative Writing

The new Deputy Head of Department, Dr Jane Kingsley-Smith, will oversee learning and teaching, and student experience.

Posted: 30 August 2017

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Dr Jane Kingsley-Smith

Dr Kingsley-Smith will begin the new role in September 2017, and will be responsible for ensuring that students in the Department continue to receive an outstanding learning and teaching experience at the University of Roehampton.

Dr Kingsley-Smith will concentrate on the Department's dedication to providing students with a quality teaching experience, reflected by the recent National Student Survey results in which Creative Writing achieved 100% for overall satisfaction. Dr Kingsley-Smith will be building on this result, engaging students, sharing expectations and enhancing employability.

Professor Laura Peters, Head of the Department of English and Creative Writing said 'ensuring that our students receive the best possible experience in the Department is very important to us, and this priority is demonstrated by our fantastic results in the National Student Survey. I am sure that Dr Kingsley-Smith's work in this new role will continue to enhance the quality and value that our students expect."

Dr Kingsley-Smith came to Roehampton in 2005 as Reader in Shakespeare. She is currently completing a book called The Afterlife of Shakespeare's Sonnets.

Find out more about studying English and Creative Writing at Roehampton.

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