Staff profile

Catherine Vassar

Senior Lecturer in Pre-Qualifying Healthcare




College of Health, Psychology and Social Care


School of Nursing and Midwifery



I have been at the University for 13 years, after working as a Registered Adult Nurse. I am now a Senior Lecturer and Senior Fellow, and lead a number of pre and post registration education nursing modules in both the BSc (Hons) Nursing programmes and the IPPE post registraton programme.

Teaching responsibilities

As a nurse educator there are many different roles and responsibilities that lie within the teaching and assessment context. I work primarily in the academic settings to identify the learning needs, limitations and strengths of each individual student. Teaching and assessment is my main role.

Main teaching responsibilities:

Professional interests

Research interests

Teaching and assessment methods (current project)

Membership of professional bodies

Nursing and Midwifery Council


Senior Teaching Fellow

MSc in Health and Social Care, Practive Education and Development [Commendation]

Nursing Degree level