PA to Professor Irene Higginson/ Departmental Administrator
Ashwiny holds a Licence from Paris IV Sorbonne, a BA Joint Honours in English and French from Warwick, an MPhil and a PGCE from Nottingham University.
She was a conference assistant with Warwick Hospitality until 2006, sharing responsibility for event organization and management. She was a French lectrice at the University of Nottingham, a module teacher and examination setter in the French department, as well as a Senior Resident tutor in charge of pastoral care in halls of residence from 2008-2011. Between 2011 and 2016 she was a French and Spanish teacher, mentor to trainee language teachers, foreign exchanges coordinator and Head of Spanish in a secondary school, with a range of administrative duties. She is a published author and has also published a range of articles in peer-reviewed journals in French studies. She teaches French language modules at the University of Cambridge’s Language centre.
Ashwiny joined the Cicely Saunders Institute as PA to Professor Irene Higginson and Departmental Administrator in November 2016.