School of Modern Languages

Staff Profiles

Andrea Wilczynski

Senior Lecturer


Current Roles and Responsibilities

Director of Excellence in Learning and Teaching (2013-present)

Degree Programme Director for  Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting (2014-present)

Chair of the Undergraduate Board of Studies (2013-present)

Member of the School Executive Board (2013-present)

Permanent member of the School Learning and Teaching Committee and Language Teaching Steering Group

Member of HaSS FLTSEC, CFLTSEC, DELT Forum, HaSS UG Forum (2013-present)



I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

In 2014 I won the Newcastle University Teaching Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution to Feedback. I was nominated for the Teaching Excellence Awards in 2015, 2016 and 2017 (Innovative Teaching, Pastoral Care, Feedback).

Current teaching:


GER2061 (German General Language, level C)

GER4061 (German General Language, level D)

TRI2111 Consecutive Interpreting


SML8014 Liaison Interpreting

I am an examiner for the Goethe Institut and an assessor for UNILANG (a certification scheme for language learning in Higher Education).