Terry Finnigan (Staff Governor)
Terry Finnigan is Head of Student Attainment at LCF.
Terry has always had the student experience at the forefront of all her work. She has been motivated by her sense of social justice and entitlement for students from diverse backgrounds, at different stages of their educational journey, to achieve at the highest level Terry has worked within the areas of study support, learning and teaching and widening participation.
She has championed student voices, and ensured that they are heard and inform UAL's work with the student voice project ‘Tell Us About It’ and created an innovative art and design website ‘Visual Directions’ which makes the two key creative practices of sketchbooks and reflective writing explicit.
She became a National Teaching Fellow in 2011 and is the lead tutor of the Inclusive Learning and Teaching in HE unit at the Learning and Teaching Exchange. She has also recently jointly authored a HEA Scotland publication entitled Embedding Equality and Diversity in the Curriculum: an Art & design Practitioners Guide. (2015). She regards herself as an agent of change and is always keen to encourage staff and students to find spaces to change pedagogy within their own practice.