Skip navigation

Mark Sewart


Mark Sewart 2 255Mark qualified as an RGN in 1992 and joined the Regular Army, having been a Territorial officer, in 1997.  He thereafter worked as an Operating Theatre Charge Nurse in the UK and on deployed operations until he undertook the BMedSci (Hons) course at Sheffield University and qualified as an RN(Mental Health) in 2002.  After transferring to the RAF in 2004, he qualified as a Flight Nursing Officer and gained an MSc in War & Psychiatry from Kings College London in 2009, all whilst serving as Officer Commanding of the Department of Community Mental Health, RAF Brize Norton.

For the last three years of his service Mark was a Senior Lecturer at the Defence School of Healthcare Education, where he achieved Registered Nurse Teacher status and gained a further Masters degree in Education. 

On leaving the RAF, Mark was appointed to a Senior Lecturer’s post at Anglia Ruskin University, where he completed the development of and subsequently launched and ran their innovative online MSc in Military Veterans and Families Studies.  He was a founding member and Research Fellow of ARU’s Veterans and Families Institute.

Mark’s PhD study is looking in detail at the authentic, personal experiences of service families as reported by the families themselves, through narrative biography.

a sign in front of a crowd

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

a person sitting at a table using a laptop
NU World Virtual Tours

Virtual Tour

Get an insight into life at Northumbria at the click of a button! Come and explore our videos and 360 panoramas to immerse yourself in our campuses and get a feel for what it is like studying here using our interactive virtual tour.

Latest News and Features

THE Impact rankings
Architecture Apprenticeship Handbook cover
Pictured from left to right are Northumbria University academics Dr Qiang Wu, Dr Juna Sathian, Professor Zabih Ghassemlooy, Dr Yongtao Qu and Dr Xicong Li.
Insights North East
gettyimages/Kobus Louw
Felicia Gottman
More news
More events

Upcoming events

Towards Relational Public Services Conference 2024
Advanced Clinical Practice: Addressing the challenges in Primary Care
Immunology North East Symposium - 18th June 2024

Back to top