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Susan  Patrick

Susan Patrick

Head of Professional, Postgraduate and Innovation

Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies

023 8201 3628 ext. 3628 Room no. SM101


Susan Patrick graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University and from the University of Strathclyde before honing her professional expertise within the newspaper industry in IT and online content.

She began her career in education when she joined Solent University’s Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies in 2004 as a lecturer and is currently course leader for MA Business Studies and MSc Management. Presently, Susan is a principal lecturer for the postgraduate and professional portfolio in the Solent School of Business, Law and Communication.

Susan was the project lead for HEA funded discipline-focused Learning Technology Enhancement Academy project 2009-2010 and was the project manager for IP Erasmus funded project January 2014.

Further information

  1. Research interests

    Susan is a member of the Higher Education Academy and her research activity has centred around the non-traditional student experience...
    Susan is a member of the Higher Education Academy and her research activity has centred around the non-traditional student experience, alternative learning and teaching methods, business and education partnerships and reflective management practice in the health care sector.
  2. Recent publications

    Susan's recent publications include articles in academic journals and conference papers. For more information follow the link below...

    McLellan, R.,Patrick, S., et al., (2011). 'Working with E-Champions to Enhance Flexible Learning'. BMAF Magazine, issue 10, pp. 6-9. Read article.

    Patrick, S., et al., (2010). HEA/BMAF Project – ‘Working with E-Champions to Enhance Flexible Learning’. CAMEL event, Faculty of Business Sport and Enterprise (now known as the School of Business, Law and Communications), Southampton Solent University, 10th June 2010.

    Papers presented

    HEEG Conference, 'European Intensive Programme Collaboration: Social Entrepreneurship in Europe'. June 2015

    ABS Conference, 'Postgraduate Students of the Future: How Southampton Solent Business School is Managing the Change'. April 2015. 

    HEA conference, 'Innovative design and delivery of flexible educational practices aligned to contemporary organisational needs'. July 2014.

    ABS Conference, 'Innovative & Flexible Learning Design & Delivery: Application to Practice'. April 2014. 

    HEA/SEEC workshop, London, 'The Lecturers’ Lair: Solent Flexible Learning Models.' July 2013.

    EDUCA conference, Berlin: 'Integrating Business Education with Organisational CPD: A Case Study'. 30 November 2012.

    Solent Exchange Conference, ‘Southampton Solent Business School & University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust: A Partnership’. September 2012.

    Interactive poster session at Going Global 2012 conference, ‘Connecting the non-traditional learner with non-traditional learning’. March 2012.

    HEA/BMAF conference, 'Working with e-champions to enhance flexible learning'. 6-7 July 2011.

    5th Plymouth E-Learning Conference 2010, University of Plymouth, ‘Enhancing the Blended learning university e-experience of adult learners’. April 2010.