School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Ruth Vater

School Learning & Teaching Manager


School Learning and Teaching Manager, School of Engineering

Responsibility for the development of strategy and administrative support services for learning, teaching, student experience, quality assurance and assessment so as to meet the objectives of the School, Faculty and University.

Management of all learning, teaching and student experience related activities (taught, research and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)) within the School which will include the coordination of five subject disciplines and leading a number of administrative teams based in multiple locations.


Member of University Student Systems Governance Committee

Member of University VLE Steering Group

Member of University eAssessment and Feedback Steering Group

Member of University PEC Working Group

Member of the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) Documentation Working Group



1996  Certificate in Teaching and Learning – Department of Education,          University of Newcastle upon Tyne

1993  PhD – Faculty of Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

1991  MPhil – Faculty of Science, University of Sunderland

1985  BSc (Hons) Applied Biology, Class 2i – University of Sunderland