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Valeriy Smolienko

Principal Lecturer - Worldwise

School of Language and Global Studies

Adelphi Building, AB038

+44 (0) 1772 89 3147

VSmolienko@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Business and Management, Languages and International Studies

Valeriy Smolienko has a first degree in languages and political studies from Moscow Military University and a Masters degree in business administration from Durham Business School. He joined UCLan in 2003 following a successful career as an information analyst, translator and international business communication consultant working in Russia, Ukraine, Mongolia, China, Uzbekistan, Kirgizstan and the UK. Valeriy has taught international management practice, intercultural business communication and translation on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Valeriy teaches business communication, management and computer-assisted translation.

He has also been actively involved in the development and coordination of the Worldwise initiative aimed at the internationalisation of UCLan students and staff experience, and the Worldwise Learning Centre with its remit in the promotion and popularisation of world cultures and languages among UCLan students, staff and the wider community of the North West of England

In addition to his roles and responsibilities in the School, Valeriy is continuing his study on the professional doctorate programme. His research interests relate to the organizational discourse analysis from a critical theory perspective.

Qualifications

MBA, Durham Business School, 2005

Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, International House, Newcastle, 2002

Diploma in Translation, Institute of Linguists, 1992 BA (Hons) Military and Political Studies with Chinese and English, Moscow Military University, 1986

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Memberships 

Valeriy is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.

Publications

Smolienko, V. (2012) Internationalisation through languages: selling the idea to a University Community, International conference on Supporting Internationalisation through Languages and Culture in the 21st Century University, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, 19-20 July

Smolienko, V. (Co-ed.) (2009), IMPACT: Linking Teaching and Research, Centre for Research-Informed Teaching, UCLan

Smolienko, V. (2009). “Internationalizing Students’ Experience Across the Campus”, Annual Conference of Association of International Education Administrators, Atlanta, USA, 23-25 February

Smolienko V. (2009).”Internationalisation of University Community Through Languages”, International Conference on Technologies of Vocational Education in Engineering Establishments of Higher Professional Education, Samara, Russia, 15-17 April

Research activities

Doctorate of Business Administration, University of Central Lancashire, 2014-

Projects

Joint Academic Team Leadership (International Studies, Languages and Area studies)

Worldwise Learning Centre

Worldwise Advantage Language Programme

Worldwise LinGO Travel Award

Teaching activities and responsibilities

Teaching business communication/management/translation related subjects at various levels on the following programmes: BA (Hons) International Business Communication, MA Interpreting and Translation, MA Intercultural Business Communication including Applied Information Technology for Translators and Interpreters, Cultural Events Management Practice and Research Methods.

External Activities

Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists

Member of the Association of University Language Centres

Conferences

“Internationalisation through languages: selling the idea to a University Community”, International conference on Supporting Internationalisation through Languages and Culture in the 21st Century University, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, July 2012

“Internationalizing Students’ Experience Across the Campus”, Annual Conference of Association of International Education Administrators, Atlanta, USA, February 2009

”Internationalisation of University Community Through Languages”, International Conference on Technologies of Vocational Education in Engineering Establishments of Higher Professional Education, Samara, Russia, April 2009