Riaz is a Lecturer in Accounting for the undergraduate programmes at the Bangor Business School since January 2018.
Before becoming a full-time staff member, Riaz worked as an Associate Lecturer on the ACCA (Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants) professional course programmes: delivering modules in Financial Management, Financial Reporting, Advanced Auditing and Assurance, Advanced Performance Management, and Strategic Business Reporting to industry professionals. Riaz also has experience in delivering various other professional exams.
Riaz also has over twenty years’ educational experience working with cutting-edge technology providing a range of undergraduate and postgraduate online modules for other Higher Education Institutes.
Riaz's early career was spent working in the Accounting profession, Trained as a Chartered Accountant. She has also worked in Industry as Operational Director and a Company Accountant. For a number of years, Riaz ran her own distance learning company, delivering A-levels via video-conferencing to schools in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
In July 2020 Riaz became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) for her excellence in teaching.
In May 2021 Riaz was nominated and shortlisted for the Student Teacher-Led Award (STLA): the panel felt that 'Riaz was amongst the best in the University.'
In July 2021 Riaz was awarded the prestigious Bangor University Teaching Fellowship; the award recognises the importance of exceptional teaching and learning within the University.
In October 2021 Riaz was nominated for the National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) award.
Riaz became a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) in February 2022 for her excellence and leadership in teaching and learning.
Work Phone 01248 388133
Office Location Hen Goleg, Room 1.03
In the 2021/2022 academic year, Riaz is teaching on the following modules:
ASB 2510 Accounting Information Systems
ASB 2516 Financial Reporting
ASB 3211 Advanced Accounting Theory & Practice
ASB 3214 Auditing and Assurance
ASB 3517 Financial Reporting
Roles within Bangor Business School:
Director of Schools Outreach & Engagement
Head of Blended Learning
Accounting & Management Degree Programme Champion
Athena Swan Team Member
Member of the University Digital Strategy Group