Nonia works as a Learning Enhancement Tutor, and she is available for one-to-one and small group tutorials to advise undergraduate, postgraduate and research students on a whole range of academic issues from thinking and planning to drafting and finessing written work. She is also available for workshops.
Nonia has studied at the universities of Cambridge, the Institute of Education in London, and UEA. She completed her PhD, a hybrid life-writing and literary critical project, in 2012. Her current research interests include the theories and practices of teaching, reflective writing, and the particular demands, opportunities and thinking strategies of Literary and English studies.
She has 11 years’ experience of teaching and academic support work in both secondary and higher education institutions. As well as her Learning Enhancement Tutor role, she currently teaches in LDC. In 2011, the Humanities Graduate School Prize for Teaching acknowledged her varied, creative and practical teaching methods, which enable students to access complex material. She is particularly interested in fostering independence and a sense of confidence in her students, as well as in transition, the demands of academic culture and academic writing.