Sam Hopkins – Presenter at #ALDCon21

Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference 2021

Presenter: Sam Hopkins

Institution: University of Surrey


Sam is the teaching fellow in learning development on the biosciences foundation year programme. Before this she worked in the Doctoral College in researcher development. Sam studied BSc Zoology in the UK and then completed her MSc and PhD in South Africa and later her M.Ed. in Worcester. Following completion of her doctorate, she held positions as tutor and then lecturer at the University of the Western Cape. She then continued her postdoctoral research career in biological sciences at the University of Surrey and spent a short time at the Zoological Society of London creating a course for fellows on the EDGE Programme.


Walsha, R., Hopkins, S., Stead, R., Dampier, G., Spencely, C. and Keshishi, N. (2021) Taking Root in the curriculum: a full integration of Learning Development and subject teaching in domestic foundation year programmes at the University of Surrey. Paper presented at the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference 2021, Online.

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