Name: Niroshan Ramachandran

Nationality: Sri Lankan

Countries where you have worked or studied:
Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Denmark and Portugal

Universities and qualifications before ADVANCES:
Bachelor of Social Work, National Institute of Social Development, Sri Lanka

Previous professional experience/Fields of social work practice:
Programme Support Officer, ZOA International - worked with IDPs in their post war resettlement and reintegration in Sri Lanka

Three things that you most value about the ADVANCES programme

  1. Course structure
  2. Contents
  3. Different teaching approaches

Topic of research project:
Workers Perception and Practice in Working with Refugees – Enablers and Constraints

Where were you based for Semester 4?
University of Lincoln

Current position and place of work:
PhD Candidate/Graduate Teaching Assistant, Edge Hill University

Any other jobs since graduating ADVANCES:

  • Consultant, Catholic Relief Services, Sri Lanka
  • Project Coordinator, International Organisation for Migration – UN Migration Agency, Sri Lanka