Sameena joined CEWL (now IP) as a pre-sessional English lecturer in 2014. As well as being an EAP tutor, she is an Academic Adviser on the Foundation Year at the International Programmes Department (IP). She has been involved in materials development and has convened on in-sessional courses.
Sameena has prior experience of teaching English in the UAE and in Italy. Prior to becoming an EAP tutor, Sameena worked as a law lecturer. She holds a bachelor’s in law (Aston University), a master’s in law with merit (University College London), the LPC (BPP Law School) and an MA in TESOL with distinction (University of Sunderland).
In 2023, Sameena completed her MSc in psychology (CCCU) with distinction. Her dissertation focused on the impacts of casual employment on university teaching staff. Also in 2023, Sameena achieved Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.