The University of Kent has joined the National Technician Development Centre as a Partner Affiliate.
The University of Kent is one of the country’s leading academic institutions producing world-class research, rated internationally excellent and leading the way in many fields of study. They are a forward-thinking research institution, committed to the transformative power of education and research and to the development and support of their students and staff.
Paul Sinnock, Head of Technical Services at the University of Kent, said:
“At the Universtiy of Kent we have recently started a project to review our technical services across all areas of the University. Our aim is to build upon the fantastic work of our technical staff to create a structure which supports our commitment to delivering the very best service to our students and colleagues.
“We are therefore delighted to partner with the NTDC who are supporting Kent in defining this future strategy. The partnership with the NTDC will allow us to drive forward our work in recognising the contribution technicians make to the University, to enhance the visibility of technicians and to provide clear career pathways and development opportunities. By joining the many other University partners at the NTDC we can work together to build a sustainable future for our current technicians and also those entering the profession.”
Natalie Kennerley, Director of the NTDC, said:
“We are delighted that the University of Kent is now a Partner Affiliate of the NTDC. We look forward to supporting their work to enhance the recognition and visibility of their technical staff, and to deliver a sustainable workplace for their current and future technicians.”