Professor Sheila M Trahar

B.A.(C.N.A.A.), MSc, Dip.Counselling(Bristol), Ph.D., BA, PhD

  • BS8 1JA


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Research interests

  • England-Africa Partnerships - Partnership for Strengthening Education & Social Science PhD Programmes

  • Developing a Widening Participation Strategy for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Postgraduate Students

  • University of Bristol Teaching and Learning Fellowship Continuing Professional Development Needs of New Academic Staff

  • Supervision and Careers Practitioners in Higher Education

  • University of Bristol Teaching and Learning AwardUsing Student Self-assessment - an evaluation

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Research Output

  • Encounters with coloniality: Students’ experiences of transitions from rural contexts into higher education in South Africa

    Timmis, S., Mgqwashu, E. M., Naidoo, K., Muhuro, P., Trahar, S. M., Lucas, L., Wisker, G. & de Wet, T., 19 Oct 2019, In : Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning . 7, Special Issue, p. 76 -101 25 p., 5.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    29 Downloads (Pure)

    Hovering on the periphery? 'Decolonising' writing for academic journals

    Trahar, S., Juntrasook, A., Burford, J., von Kotze, A. & Wildemeersch, D., Jan 2019, In : Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. 49, 1, p. 149-167 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)


    • 3 Editorial activity
    • 1 Invited talk
    • 1 External Examination and Supervision
    • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

    Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education (Journal)

    Sheila M Trahar (Editor)

    1 Sep 2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    MEd and EdD programmes in Hong Kong

    Sheila M Trahar (Examiner)

    2014 → …

    Activity: Examination typesExternal Examination and Supervision


    Sheila M Trahar (Speaker)

    18 Dec 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

    Supervised Work

    Roads less travelled : stories of learning and teaching in a multicultural higher education environment

    Author: Trahar, S. M., 2006

    Supervisor: Crossley, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)