Photo of Claire Donaldson

Claire Donaldson

Mrs

  • University Avenue, Ayr Campus

    KA08 0SX Ayr

    United Kingdom

20132014

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

Tourism Lecturer (PT Mon-Wed)

I teach onto the Rural Business Management Programme as well as the Countryside Management Programme. My area of expertise is in tourism where I am module leader for 12 modules across the four years.  I am Year Tutor for 4th year RBM students which involves providing continuous support and I supervise a number of dissertation projects.

 

In January 2018 I began my MBA with UWS and this is due to be completed by the end of 2019 with the view to having a deeper understating of rural business which I can incorporate into my area of expertise.

 

After graduating with a Tourism degree (a while ago) I have worked extensively within the tourism and hospitality sector. My tourism career began working on-board the QE2 followed by the Orient Express Luxury Canal Barge in France where I provided six star standard service for guests on the Rhone River. After travelling and working abroad learning about new cultures I was cabin crew before initiating my own events catering business providing homemade produce for various prestigious sporting events in Scotland. After selling my business I trained in advanced food hygiene with SAC and went on to become a food hygiene trainer for a FE college.

 

I am passionate about Tourism and keep to update with international issues as well as attending regular industry conferences. I often take part in foreign exchange cultural trips which is an invaluable learning opportunity and as a result I can incorporate the experience into my teaching. I am looking forward to visiting Iceland in the next few months along with other tourism professionals.   

Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of the West of Scotland

Award Date: 31 May 2020

PGCert , University of the Highlands and Islands

Award Date: 31 May 2014

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Claire Donaldson is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 11 Similar Profiles
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.