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Dr Hamid Ali Khan is an Assistant Professor of English for Academic Purposes at UCA’s School of Arts and Sciences. He is also Manager of Distance and Digital Learning. Dr Khan has nearly two decades of extensive, multifaceted, and diverse professional experience.

Before joining UCA, he lectured at the Royal Commission Yanbu Colleges & Institutes (RCYCI) in Saudi Arabia. He not only has vast experience of teaching a wide range of English language courses but has also worked in various management support and administrative positions. He was  Head of Digital & Distance Learning, Campus Academic Lead, Chair of Academic Integrity Committee, Chair of Research and Professional Development Committee, Programme Coordinator, Course Coordinator, Member of Accreditation Task Force (EQUALS UK, CEA US, AAEPO Kyrgyzstan), Member of Student Financial Aid Committee, Member of English Language Center Council, Member of Educational Technology Committee, Member of Curriculum and Assessment Committee and Head of Humanities Department.

He also has expertise in faculty and teacher training and development. He worked as a faculty trainer with the Education Development Center of RCYCI in Saudi Arabia. He has  been involved in teacher training activities in Naryn city and town. His contributions to teacher training and development of the Naryn city have been recognized and acknowledged with a Certificate of Gratitude by the Naryn city Mayor’s office on International Teachers’ Day 2018. He has also been awarded a Commendation Certificate by the Chief of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) during his previous employment as a lecturer with PAF in Pakistan.

Dr Khan holds a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Exeter, UK. He also holds an MA (TESOL) from Middlesex University, UK, and an MA English from Islamia University Bahawalpur, Pakistan. He is certified in teaching English language to adults (CELTA) by the University of Cambridge. He has also acquired certification in Teaching Languages with Technology from Trinity College, UK. His research interests include international students’ experience, internationalisation of higher education, various aspects of teaching/learning, TESOL, and EAP.