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Ola Olusanya

Ola is a Reader in Law and Director of Learning and Teaching (Department of Law and Criminology), Aberystwyth University. Prior to his current role, he served as Associate Dean Alumni relations, Institute of Business and Law Aberystwyth University.
Aberystwyth University
Job Title
Director of Learning and Teaching (Department of Law and Criminology)

Ola’s specialization is in the area of access to justice and he currently serves as principal investigator for the Veterans Legal Link project -  a large scale access to justice research project. 

He is a member of several organisations including the Welsh Government’s National Advice Network (NAN), Advance HE’s Strategic Advisory Group Learning and Teaching and Forces in Mind Trust Research Centre Advisory Group. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Citizens Advice Ceredigion. 

He has twice been shortlisted for the National Teaching Fellowship award in recognition of his contributions to clinical legal education and the Family Legal Clinic (FLC), which he founded. He also won the prestigious 'Highly Commended award’ in the Best Contribution by a UK Pro Bono Clinic category (LawWorks Pro Bono Awards, 2020).