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Dr. Jackie Furby Senior Lecturer

Summary: Dr. Jackie Furby
Senior Lecturer
Southampton Solent University
School of Humanities
- English & Film
Passing on the joys of learning
Senior Lecturer Dr Jackie Furby enjoys teaching at Southampton Solent
University. As nervous first year undergraduates gain in confidence and
skills, progressing through their studies over the years, right up to
graduation, she is pleased she can help them make the most of their time
in higher education.
Returning to the classroom later in life certainly transformed Jackie. A
housewife in Bournemouth, she signed on for A levels and found she
relished learning in a way she never did at school. "I discovered I was
good at English, especially poetry. I enjoyed analysing it and even wrote
some myself." she says.
Encouraged by her success, she applied, to study English at Southampton
in 1992, as a mature student. "I never thought they'd take me, but they
did and I had a wonderful time learning with excellent tutors and made
so many good friends." Still living in Bournemouth, she commuted to


Source: Anderson, Jim - School of Mathematics, University of Southampton


Collections: Mathematics