Dr Fay Short is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at Bangor University. She is currently the Deputy Head of School for Teaching and Learning responsible for all teaching activities across the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the School of Psychology.
Fay is a chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society, member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, and a Principle Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Alongside her Masters in Psychological Research and PhD in Psychology, she holds a PGCert for Post-Compulsory Education and a PGCert for Higher Education, has completed TEFL training with a placement teaching in an orphanage in Cambodia, is an accredited learning coach with the Welsh National Assembly, and is currently completing a second Masters in Educational Studies with specific focus on Counselling in Education.
Fay became a member of the teaching team in 2008 and her work has since focused specifically on enhancing teaching across the institute. In recognition of her success, Fay has received the highest accolades for teaching at Bangor: Teacher of the Year Award at the Student Led Teaching Awards in 2012 and Institutional Teaching Fellowship Award in 2011. Fay was also awarded a National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy in 2013 - this is the most prestigious award that can be made to recognise excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.