James Morris

Place of Birth?:


Where did you study?:

I studied my undergraduate and Master’s degrees at the University of Dundee and my PhD at the University of Glasgow.

What did you study?:

English literature, particularly nineteenth-century novels.

If you could go back to S5, would you study another subject?:

If I had the chance, I would have loved to have taken higher Psychology or Philosophy.

What was your favourite part of Higher Education?:

There are too many to list! Apart from giving me the opportunity to research a subject I love, Higher Education also gave me the chance to travel to really exciting places like China and to make lifelong friends.

What is your favourite part of working with LIFT OFF?:

Aside from working with some great colleagues, my favourite part of working at LIFT OFF is seeing young people grow in confidence and feel empowered to make the right decisions for them after school. I have also featured in a TikTok video so that must mean that I am finally cool now, right?!