Beverley Henshaw
postgraduate student and former soldier

Beverley Henshaw served with the British Army for 14 years, serving in the Royal Artillery in a range of locations, including Canada and Cyprus. During this time, she held multiple roles and positions including recruit instructor, section commander, assistant command-post operator, detachment commander and troop sergeant.

Beverley is a postgraduate student at the University of Derby and intends to progress to a doctorate in the near future. Beverley is an advocate for debate and has set up a successful student-led debating series entitled Get Off the Fence along with a fellow student. Beverley is expanding the project, in collaboration with the University of Leeds and other universities, into a series of inter-university debates. In addition, she has organised debates for conferences, the latest being at the Learning and Teaching Conference 2018 at the University of Derby, and Boundary Crossing: An international interdisciplinary conference on immigration and social justice, at the University of Winchester.


Thursday 4 October, 19:00 Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby, DE1 2SQ

Saturday 13 October, 16:00 Garden Room
The military: muscle or mindfulness?

Saturday 3 November, 11:00 National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW
Fight for queen and country? Military service today