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Andrea Hammond BA, MA (Fellow of Higher Education Academy)

Associate Lecturer

Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies


Andrea is an associate lecturer in HR within the University's Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies with a particular interest in enhancing the student experience.

Prior to joining Southampton Solent University Andrea worked in both the private and public sectors, holding HR and management qualifications. Andrea has vast experience in managing staff and has been heavily involved in the recruitment and selection process, and induction and training of staff.

Having taught HR units within the School for the past 10 years, being unit leader and also delivering units via blended learning, Andrea strives to help students achieve unit learning outcomes and personal development goals.

Andrea’s qualifications include an MA in business studies, a BA (Hons) in business studies, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Foundation certificate PRINCE2 and Google Analytics.


Further information

Industry experience

Prior to joining Southampton Solent University, Andrea spent seven years at Christchurch Borough Council where she was an environmental administrator responsible for web page design, minute taking, organising and running events and playing an important role in the Council gaining Investor in People status.

Andrea also worked at David Lloyd Leisure as a duty manager and club/regional health and safety officer. During her time here she ran the club and was responsible for managing and training staff, dealing with customers and ensuring health and safety compliance.

Teaching experience

Andrea has taught at Southampton Solent University for 10 years, focusing on a variety of HR, IT and skill-based units. She has also been unit leader for a number of units, including running blended learning units.