Head of student funding service, Kingston University.
Keith has been head of the university's Student Funding Service since March 2009, but has been at the university since 2000, when he was appointed its first ever student money adviser. He has in-depth specialist knowledge of UK student funding issues, including grants, loans and bursaries.
The Student Funding Service employs experienced money advisers who help individuals with all student money matters, including claiming benefits and managing debt.
The service offers one-to-one confidential appointments to discuss budget plans and money worries as well as drop-in, email and phone information and advice services.
|2009||PG Diploma in MAnagement Studies (Distinction), Kingston University.|
|2003||MA (Dist), Advice and Paralegal work, London Metropoilitan.|
|1997||BSc (Hons) Economics and Law, Brunel University.|
|2009 -||Head of Student Funding Service, Kingston University.|
|2008- 2009||Acting Head of Student Funding Service.|
|2005-2008||Deputy Head, Student Funding Service.|
|2000-2005||Student Money Adviser, Kingston University.|
Author of "Manage your student finances now" (Vermillion, 2003).
Contributor to "Student support and benefits handbook" and "Debt advice handbook" (both published by Child Poverty Action Group).
Regular panellist on student finance, BBC Radio 4 Moneybox Live.
Keith regularly presents and runs workshops at NASMA (National Association of Student Money Advisers) conferences on areas including student support and technical aspects of the student support regulations. He also regularly makes presentations to sixth form advisers in London and the South East.
Chair of the National Association of Student Money Advisers from 2002-2006 (www.nasma.org.uk)
Training Officer (vice chair) of NASMA from 2000-2002.
Student Advice Centre Co-ordinator - Southampton Solent Students' Union 1998-2000.