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Lucy Sweetman – Bath Spa University

Personal statement

Lucy is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing with a focus on professional writing. She is responsible for the undergraduate Creative Writing programme’s vulnerable students and is the lead tutor for Creative Writing’s final year students.

Lucy is an Academic Advisor to students in all years and supervises students undertaking independent projects in years two and three.

Lucy’s current research is focused on using creative writing to respond to and make sense of national and global political events. Her secondary research interest is student-centred teaching and learning in higher education. Lucy is co-editing a book on leadership in higher education due to be published in early 2018.

Academic qualifications

  • Certificate Professional Learning in Higher Education
  • BA (Hons) American Studies
  • MRes Transnational Writing, Bath Spa University.

Professional memberships

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).


Other external roles

Freelance writer, researcher and project manager with a specialism in working with the third sector. 

Areas of expertise

Commercial copywriting, speechwriting, communications and public relations. Teaching and learning. 

Research and academic outputs

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