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Biography

My name is Huw Cumming and I was born an ex-pat. I grew up in Malaysia and then in
Malta before returning to the UK for my high school and university education. Before
becoming a tutor of English for Academic Purposes (E.A.P.), I worked in a Spanish design
studio as the production, studio and project manager for seven years for a well-known
jewelry designer. Amongst other duties, I conceived and wrote various design projects for
the government of Thailand. I did my undergraduate degree at the University of Sussex
(UK), attended as a Special Student in the graduate school at Georgetown University (USA),
and finally my master’s in English Language Teaching with a specialism in Multi-media at the
University of Warwick (UK). I began my EAP teaching career at Beykent University (Turkey),
then moved on to Istanbul University, after which Nazarbayev University (N.U.), then Sultan
Qaboos University in Oman before finally returning to N.U. I returned to N.U. because of the
caliber of the students and for the quality of the program at the Centre of Preparatory
Studies.