Lynn Lock is a mature award-winning student who gained her first degree in criminal justice studies with a diploma in social work at Kingston in 2005 and is now studying part-time on a Masters in Professional Education at the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, run jointly by Kingston University and St George’s, University of London.
The Masters in Professional Education programme provides students like Lynn, who have a wealth of professional experience, with the opportunity to mentor and support current undergraduate social work students.
Lynn juggles studying and teaching with a full-time job as a manager for a social enterprise company. She also volunteers with the Samaritans. She was named Practice Educator of the Year for her role in successfully motivating students to develop their careers in social work.