Meet the Team

The Foundation Pathways team is made up of the following members:



Dr Steve Minchin

Academic Director, Foundation Pathways and Senior Lecturer, School of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences



Ms Hayley Maxwell

Assistant Director, Foundation Pathways 



Professor Ken Dowden

Representative of College of Arts and Law
Professor of Classics and Head of School of Philosophy, Theology 


Dr Jeremy Pritchard

Representative of College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Senior Lecturer and Head of Education, School of Biosciences


Mrs Lynne Long

Pathway Lead of Engineering and Physical Sciences
School Liaison Officer for the School of Physics and Astronomy



Dr Toby Kendall

Pathway Lead of Arts, Social Sciences, Business and Law 
Senior Lecturer in Economics



Dr Karl Nightingale

Pathway Lead of Medical, Life and Geo Sciences 
Senior Lecturer, School of Immunity and Infection


Mr Michael Groves

English for Academic Purposes College Programmes Manager


Mr Neil Nelson

Operations Manager



Ms Emma Harding

Foundation Pathways Administrator



Mr Chris Taylor

Foundation Pathways Recruitment Manager 



Ms Robyn Dukes

Residential Advisor (Vale accommodation)



Dr David Smith

Foundation Pathways Welfare Tutor