Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Staff Profile

John Lockey

Student Engagement Facilitator

Background

John is an Electrical and Electronic Engineer with experience in a range of Industrial and Academic roles. Within industry he has worked across a number of sectors including Marine, Electronics and Microelectronics. During his career he has had close involvement with various bodies linked to industrial strategic planning on national and regional skills needs. Within Further Education he was head of Engineering and Science for North Tyneside College and within Higher Education at Newcastle held the post of Industrial Liaison Manager and Tutor initially for Mechanical and then for the faculty. John works closely with Industrial partners with regards to student projects, mock interviews, recruitment and visits. His current role as Student Engagement Facilitator within the learning and teaching team is to look at initiatives to continue to improve the student’s experience and employability opportunities across the faculty as well as working with the Dean of (LT) and Schools on creation of potential Degree Apprenticeship’s