Dr Roy Wilson holds a PhD from the University of Warwick (2016) in English Language Teaching (focusing on assessment of Academic English tests and academic performance in HE).

He also holds a BA in African Language & Culture (Swahili) from SOAS (1999), an MA in International English Language Teaching & Applied Language Studies from London Metropolitan University (2008), and 2 Certificates in Education for both the FE sector (Croydon College, 2007) and the HE sector (Middlesex University 2021), and holds Fellowship of the HEA. Roy manages, devises and delivers materials and curricula for academic writing, critical thinking and other skills support for international students on the Institute’s two postgraduate programmes, GPISH and STEP.

Dr Wilson provides one-to-one and group support in assisting the students to overcome problems in academic writing and in adapting to the expectations of academic literacy which they face at Masters level. He also supervises GPISH and STEP students on their research projects, and supports the work of the Academic Skills Support Team more widely with the various post-graduate preparation programmes and on trips overseas to support these, working with ITREBs worldwide.