Sara joined Southampton Solent University as a senior lecturer in 1997 and was appointed principal lecturer in 2002. She was then appointed principal lecturer for faculty enhancement in 2007 and a teaching and learning fellow in 2009. Sara has taught, led and managed a whole range of courses in the management domain.
Sara is very focussed on the continual development of the teaching and learning provision and has been instrumental in developing and leading many cross -University educational development projects as well as founding Dialogue, the University's teaching and learning journal. Sara is equally passionate about equipping graduates with the competencies and knowledge they need to be successful in their chosen career paths. Her research focusses on work experience and its impact on students perception of their own employability.
Sara regularly presents at a range of conferences and acts as a journal referee for both the Journal of Pedagogic Development and Higher Education, Skills and work-based Learning. Sara has held a wide range of external examiner positions and has extensive experience validating courses internally and externally across a range of disciplines, as well as due diligence work.