Patrick Mulrenan is Emeritus Professor and Associate Lecturer at London Metropolitan University. He is involved in delivery of the BSc Leadership in Communities and other courses. He has previously worked in housing and is responsible for the professional link to the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Patrick Mulrenan is an Associate Professor of Learning in the Social Work, Youth and Community subject area. He also leads the Diverse London module, an option on social work, youth and community leadership courses. Patrick teaches across a number of programmes, leading modules in housing, leadership and management and employability. He is a University Teaching Fellow and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Patrick has recently completed research on homelessness among university students. This was featured in articles in The Guardian and The Independent and on TV news broadcasts.
- 'My achievement will be their achievement:the challenge of role modelling for student parents in the United Kingdom'. Journal of Further and Higher Education 2022
- 'Homeless students on the rise in UK amid cost of living crisis'. Guardian Newspaper 2022
'I get up in the night to cry: the impact of homelessness on higher education students in London, UK'. Critical Social Policy 2017
'I didn't know what strong was until it was required: factors that promote resilience among homeless students in higher education'. Journal of Further and Higher Education 2017
'Hidden homeless: the students ashamed to admit they've nowhere to sleep'. Guardian Newspaper 2016