Miss Sumeya Loonat

Job: International Student Tutor

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 207 8484

E: sloonat@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Sumeya joined the Centre for English Language Learning (CELL) at DMU in 2009 as an English Language Lecturer. She has taught on in-sessional and pre-sessional English language courses for international students as well as on the MA in English Language Teaching. Sumeya is also a dissertation supervisor for MA ELT students researching the use of new technologies in the EFL classroom. Sumeya now provides contextualised academic support for international students in the Business and Law faculty.

Research interests/expertise

Embedding contextualised English language support for international students

The use of Academic English and the BAME attainment gap

Using new technologies in English language teaching

Areas of teaching

English for Academic Purposes

Study Skills

Academic Writing


BA Hons Politics and International Relations

MA English Language Teaching


Courses taught

TEFL5008 Using New Technologies in English Language Teaching

Honours and awards

Higher Education Academy (Fellow)

Membership of professional associations and societies

Associate Member of Dyslexia Guild (Nov 2017-2018)

Conference attendance

Inside Government: Enhancing the International Student Experience in UK Higher Education 2019- London

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