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David Galley

David Galley BA (Hons), PGCE, FHEA, MBASW


School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 2103 ext. 2103 Room no. RM115A


David has been at Solent University since January 2016. He is a lecturer on the BA (Hons) Social Work and is currently lead for 3 teaching modules:

  • Sociology, Society and Social Work 1
  • Sociology, Society and Social Work 2
  • Developing Legal Perspectives

David is also the Social Work Admissions Tutor and as such is a gatekeeper for student entry onto the BA (Hons) Social Work programme.

As a personal tutor, David has 3 tutor groups across all years of the social work programme and supports these students both in academic and practice placement settings.

He is a qualified and HCPC registered social worker and a member of the British Association of Social Workers.

Previously, David taught on a range of programmes in the School of Health and Social Care at Bournemouth University. These included the BA (Hons) Social Work, the MA Social Work and the BA (Hons) Sociology & Social Policy. Here he achieved Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

The majority of David’s work in the field, has centred on enabling social justice and support for those living with, or affected by HIV.

Other interests include being a member of Solent University’s research ethics committee. 

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