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Becca Hardy

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School


Becca is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Mentor within BA (Hons) International Business (BAIB).

Her work as the Platform Module Leader and Academic Mentor with the Personalisation Team, involves the co-ordination and operations of five level 4 Personal and Professional Development modules, focusing directly on all first year undergraduate students within NBS.

As a member of the International Business degree course team, she also provides support to level 5 students, as their year tutor, as well as being responsible in developing their research and application skills to ensure they successfully secure a placement or study abroad. She also teaches on Tourism related modules.

She joined the Nottingham Business School in December 2016.

Career overview

A Masters graduate in Tourism, Becca has developed and led programmes such as BA (Hons) in Service Sector Management, as well as being the module leader for various tourism modules within the UK Further and Higher Education sector (New College Nottingham), alongside she has been an external examiner for Leeds University. Becca has also played a key role and led on curriculum, operational design, staff recruitment and training at a new HE Vocational Academy in India (NILA), where she lived for a year. Outside of HE, she has also managed Nottingham English School, developing facilities and systems for the staff.

Before this, Becca was a freelance tour consultant and leader working in over 36 countries, such as Vietnam, India and China within the adventure tourism sector.

Research areas

Currently Becca is working on her DBA, which questions whether collaborative management and marketing of disparate visitor attractions is needed to create a successful destination brand.

External activity

At present Becca is co-ordinating the build of rural accommodation for British, German and Italian tourists who visit Northern Croatia.