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Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education): Professor Trish Reid

Dr Trish Reid is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) at Kingston University.

About Professor Trish Reid

Trish Reid joined Kingston University in 2002 as a drama lecturer and has since been Head of Department, Acting Head of School, and Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching). In July 2018 she was appointed Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education and will continue for the duration of this academic year while a permanent appointment is sought.

In the early part of her career Trish was a musician and actor based in her home town of Glasgow, and subsequently a mature student who entered Higher Education late. She studied Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths and has a University of London PhD. She is passionate about learning and teaching and about making sure all students become successful graduates who are equipped to carve out interesting and productive careers. She has a particular interest in students who come to Kingston via non-traditional routes and who are in the first generation of their families to study at university. She is committed to fair access and to providing inclusive education that celebrates the contributions and perspectives of all Kingston students.

Responsibilities and portfolio areas

Trish is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and has responsibility for the delivery of our core mission in learning, teaching and student support. The areas she oversees include:

  • inclusive curriculum design
  • academic framework and regulations
  • quality assurance and enhancement
  • academic development

External work

Major awards and qualifications

  • PhD, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • PGCert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Kingston University
  • BA(Hons), Drama and Theatre Arts, Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000