Deirdre currently works with students in the area of work placement and work-based learning. Deirdre is passionate about students getting involved in activities to promote the development of career management and employability skills through the application of learning in work-based contexts. Since its inception she has been actively involved in the introduction and development of Degree Plus at Queen’s which accredits experiences outside the curriculum.
Deirdre is a graduate of Queen’s in Sociology/Social Anthropology and has a postgraduate qualification in Careers Guidance and Counselling. She has over 20 years experience in Higher Education.