Positive, proactive and results-driven, Hazel’s teaching activities include delivering lecturers and tutorials, providing student support to domestic and international distance-learning students, developing course materials, supporting teaching on modules led by others, and providing study skills sessions. Her approach is underpinned by a focus on student success and outcomes, and she has received consistently positive comments from students and colleagues for her work fostering community and empowering each member of the learning community to see opportunities to engage. She uses her planning and organisation skills to lead development and support positive outcomes.

Before joining UCEM, Hazel lectured part time at part time at De Montfort University on the Environmental Law Masters course and also supported law teaching at students at the University of Reading. Prior to entering academe, Hazel was an environmental lawyer with a highly successful background in supporting businesses to achieve compliance with environmental laws and management standards.

Qualifications and membershipsTeachingResearch interests


LLM De Montfort University


Institute of Paralegals


Entry level law for built environment students.


Teaching and learning; student engagement; authentic assessment.