Nataliya is Director of the London Met International College and is an experienced lecturer, researcher and academic manager. Throughout her 22-year academic career, she has played an important role in the development of research initiatives at leading public and private UK higher education institutions, including Imperial College London, UCL, Birkbeck University of London, King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London, Ulster University, QAHE and GBS. She has consistently contributed to enhancement of institutional learning and teaching strategy on a number of strategic partnerships in private higher education. Nataliya holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge, a postgraduate degree from University College London, Membership with Chartered Institute of Linguistics specialising in education, as well as Senior Fellowship with Advance HE.
Nataliya’s background from business research and applied forensic linguistics provides her with a unique perspective to teaching business management and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) subjects. She has been operating in multicultural educational contexts for more than two decades, appreciating inclusive learning and international collaborations – an approach that is important when considering diverse staff and student communities. Her academic interest areas include discourse analysis, blended learning models, content analysis for qualitative research and academic integrity.