Rachel Stead- Student Learning Adviser for Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Mrs Rachel Stead

Student Learning Advisor - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Qualifications: BA(Hons) MA AppL FHEA

Phone: Work: 01483 68 3355
Room no: 03 LB 03

Further information


Student Learning Advisor - SPLASH Learning Development team

I have been working at the University of Surrey since 2004 and have been in my current role as a Learning Developer in SPLASH since 2007, working most closely with students from Vet School, Heath Sciences, Bioscience and Psychology (FHMS).

Research Interests

Exploring creative and innovative learning and teaching approaches, with a particular focus on the use of Lego Serious Play and Playdoh modelling for enhancing engagement in the classroom.


Anthoney, J., Stead, R., & Turney, K. (2017). Making connections and building resilience: Developing workshops with undergraduates. Knowledge Management & E-Learning, 9(3), 404–418.

Stead, R. and Barker, H. (2017) Making Space for Learning Development: showcasing creative and collaborative learning development projects at University of Surrey. ALDinHE. Hull. April 2017

Stead, R., Lygo-Baker, S. and Coppi, A. (2015) Playdoh: A Robust Tool for Teaching Developmental and Comparative Veterinary Anatomy, VetEd Symposium, Cambridge, 2015

Stead, R., (2015) Trivial Pursuits in Playdoh. CREATIVE ACADEMIC MAGAZINE Issue 2 June 2015. Available at:

Where we are

University Library, George Edwards Building,  University of Surrey,  Guildford,  Surrey GU2 7XH,  United Kingdom T: +44 (0)1483 689235 F: +44 (0)1483 689500

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