|Position||Doctoral School Administrator|
|Location||First Floor, Main Arts Building, Bangor University, Bangor|
Aashu joined Bangor University initially as a student to do her second Masters in Business Administration (MBA- Information Management) and graduated with distinction in 2013. She got the opportunity to join the Research & Enterprise Office as part of the KESS project in 2014 and since then has supported the management of Skills Forge for KESS PhD and Research Masters projects.
Her responsibility as Doctoral School administrator starting December 2015 gave her the opportunity to work closely with the Doctoral School manager in supporting doctoral administration and training. Her duties include co-ordinating the BU-wide Doctoral training programme and promoting the Doctoral School within Bangor University and beyond. She works with the Doctoral community within the University (PGR students, academic supervisors, PGR Directors, School Leads) and also manages the Doctoral School web pages and social media presence.
Her background is in Higher Education IT and Management. After her first Masters in Computer Applications from the College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET), India, she worked as a computer instructor in institutions in India and Oman. Aashu then worked for the Middle East College (MEC), Oman, a reputable Higher Education Institution affiliated to Coventry University (UK) as a Lecturer in Computer Science. While at the Institution, she also took up the role as Senior Officer for Quality Assurance & Policy Officer, co-ordinating and managing a variety of projects related to Audit and Quality Assurance in Higher Education. All these experiences helped her gain valuable insights related to higher education administration and management.