Robert Shaw, Senior Lecturer CDT

This is a Proud to be Staffs Story

Here at Staffordshire University Students' Union, our vision is that every student will be Proud to be Staffs. Our stories are examples of the wonderful people and groups in our community and how they make us proud. 

Why not tell us what makes you proud? Click here to tell us your Story!


Proud to be Staffs Story: Robert Shaw

Senior Lecturer, School of Computing and Digital Technologies


Our community relies on every person playing an equally important role in promoting inclusion and Rob, by doing just that, has supported his Students to be Proud and confident in their academic journies. Thank you Rob, for making us Proud to be Staffs.


Robert Shaw's Story

"Robert Shaw is one of the most hard working lecturers who actually make students feel proud to be staffs. He has helped me feel confident in being myself, confident that I can succeed in university and glad to be one of his students. If it wasn't for Rob Shaw I would have quite university when I decided now was time to come out as transgender. However because as he treats all his students like family and always has our backs, he was the first person I actually told and he gave me the help and advice I needed to start my journey. It's lecturers like him who make me proud to be staffs. "


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