I am a hardworking individual who is not afraid of having to put the extra effort in to get results. I have proved this many times throughout my education, extracurricular activities, and interests. Currently at university studying for a Master in Arts by Research degree, I was previously awarded the Sydney Lee Prize for History at the University of Central Lancashire for my work during my BA.
I am currently a MARes Student within the School of History at the University of Leeds. The working title of my thesis is War memory of WW2 in Changi, Singapore: Australian, British and Singaporean perspectives and I am due to submit my thesis on the 31st January 2018. I am currently acting as a Dissertation Mentor within the School of History, helping to guide final year undergraduates through their dissertations and I have taught Mock Tutorials to first year undergraduates to introduce them to the university. I am also taking part in this year’s Postgraduate Conference at Leeds as a finalist within the Three Minute Thesis Competition.
For my undergraduate degree, I was a Modern World History (BA (Hons)) student at the University of Central Lancashire. As part of this I undertook modules in Chinese, Japanese and British Sign Language. These languages enhanced my communication skills and give me the ability to interact with a wide range of people from different backgrounds and cultures. My dissertation was entitled Syonan Civilian Internees: Japanese Cultural Norms and Civilian Internees in Japanese Occupied Singapore and I was awarded the Sydney Lee Prize for History 2016 for having the best academic profile within my cohort.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
(University of Leeds) MA (Res) History - TBD
(UCLan) BA (Hons) Modern World History - First Class Honours
Was awarded the Sydney Lee History Prize for best academic profile in 2016
(UCLan) Applied Language Certificate in Intermediate Chinese - 2:2
(UCLan) Applied Language Certificatein Beginners Chinese and Culture - 2:1
(University of London and SOAS) MOOC Global Diplomacy – Diplomacy in the Modern World - PASS
A-level (GCE) Geography - B
A-level (GCE) Biology - B
A-level (GCE) Physics - C
AS-level Chemistry - D
GCSE Biology - A
GCSE Chemistry - A
GCSE Physics - A
GCSE Double Science - A
GCSE Geography - A
GCSE Maths - A
GCSE English Language - A
GCSE English Literature - A
GCSE Textiles - A
GCSE History - B
GCSE Citizenship - C
GCSE German - C
I also studied Japanese language and culture alongside British Sign Language for a year and a half and a uyear respectively as part of my undergraduate degree.
Having completed a BA (Hons) in History and almost at completion of my MA (by research) in history I am qualified to teach and advise at all levels.
PREVIOUS TEACHING EXPERIENCE
- UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS – SEPTEMBER 2016 & SEPTEMBER 2017; MOCK TUTORIAL LEAD
I was responsible for planning and executing tutorial sessions for new undergraduate students as part of their induction week.
- UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS – SEPTEMBER 2016 – MAY 2017; DISSERTATION MENTOR
I was responsible for mentoring final year undergraduate history students through their dissertations.
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