Colin Johnson

Colin Johnson

Senior Lecturer and Director of Student Success

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences


  • BSc
  • PGCert


Colin is a Graduate Sport Rehabilitator (GSR) and member of the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT). He graduated in 1997 from the first BSc Sport Rehabilitation cohort in the country. Colin joined the University in 2004 after working clinically with the Metropolitan Police Service, all levels of sport and within further education at Selby College.

Colin has held several positions including Programme Director and Director of Learning and Teaching. At Faculty level, Colin has also held the roles of Associate Dean, Student Experience and Associate Dean, Education.

Colin is currently the Director of Student Success, working across the institution to support and enhance academic activities related to the transition, retention and success of all our students. Colin leads the University Student/Staff Partnership Scheme, a focus of his current Professional Doctorate research.

Research interests

Student/staff partnership working (Students as Partners).

Student retention and sense of belonging.

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Senior Fellow Advance HE