RCSI Bahrain Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Dr. Wendy Maddison

Head of Student Development & Wellbeing


Office: +973 1735 1450 Ext.: 2170

Area of Expertise

Transnational higher education; student experience; provision of student support in different cultural contexts; personal and professional development strategies; student wellbeing; development of extra-curricular and informal learning opportunities.

  • EdD Higher Education, Transnational Education. University of Liverpool
  • MA Psychology & Social Sciences, Open University
  • BSc Management
  • Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, School of Natural Health Sciences, London
  • Certificate in Online Teaching & Learning, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Certificate for Teachers of Business English (London Chamber of Commerce & Industry)
  • Certificate for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), UK
  • Certified Trainer in Six Thinking Hats programmes (de Bono, UK)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Management, UK
  • Affiliate Member, Institute of Risk Management, UK
  • Lifelong Member, Bahrain Society for Training & Development
  • Lifelong Member, Bahrain Society for Training & Development
  • Current areas of activity
  • Supervising 2 graduate research projects
  • Developing new programmes and innovative courseware within the Centre for Student Success in order to build student resilience, integration, retention and success
  • Expansion of student support services through the Student Wellbeing Unit