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Joanne Orlick

Lecturer of Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering

Joanne Orlick has lectured in FE and HE for more than 20 years, delivering mechanical and aerospace engineering subjects to technical apprentices from the UK’s leading companies, including Gatwick Airport, Rolls Royce, Safran, Science in Sport, BAE Systems and many others. An avid writer, Joanne has published four fictional books on the theme of metaphysics and personal potential, two of which regularly chart in the Top 10 of their respective genres in both the USA and UK.

A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Joanne delivers a range of aerospace modules as well as school-wide further engineering mathematics. She also sets and supervises final-year undergraduate projects (covering topics related to Space, Disruptive Engineering, innovative approaches to T&L, and creativity within the engineering curriculum).

Joanne is a member of the School of Engineering's Teaching and Learning Strategic Group, acts as a partnership link tutor for Burnley College, and is a UCLan SFHEA mentor, her attitude being one of lifelong learning and continual development, with creativity, entrepreneurialism and personal potential at the heart of her approach to her professional and personal life.

Joanne joined UCLan in Preston in September 2017.

  • D34 Internal Verifier Awards, Crawley College, 1997
  • D32, 33 Assessor Awards, Crawley College, 1996
  • Qualified Teacher Status (Secondary): PGCE Design and Technology, Resistant Materials, Brighton University, 1995
  • B.Eng (Hons) Aerospace Manufacture Engineering, University in the West of England, 1994

Modules Taught

  • EI4050 - Aerospace Operations
  • SC2153 - Further Engineering Mathematics and Simulation
  • EI2010 - Aircraft Design and Manufacture
  • ER1631 - Aerospace Vehicles
  • ERC002 - Basic Mathematics