ABDO College announces new Courses Coordinator for Optical Support Programmes

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Rian Love BSc (Hons) SMC(Tech) FBDO has been appointed to take over from Steve Roberts as Courses Coordinator for Optical Support Programmes from August 2018.

Rian is a Dispensing Optician with extensive experience within the industry. He has worked as a tutor for ABDO College and the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers.

Jo Underwood, ABDO College Principal says, “I am delighted to welcome Rian Love to the ABDO College team as our new Courses Coordinator. Rian brings an extensive range of experience to the department which will help him to shape and develop our Optical Support Programme offering to students in the years ahead. The College ABDO team is looking forward to working with Rian as he takes up his new role

Rian says, “I am excited to be taking on this new role with ABDO College. I love optics and I love education. I think it is really important that everyone working in optics gets the chance to continue their education. The WCSM module system allows you to pick the modules that suit your practice, and you can use your optics knowledge to influence a better product.” He adds, “I want to help students feel supported. It’s not that long since I was a student and I want to use my recent experience in this role, adding to the extensive experience of the ABDO College staff.”

Notes to Editors

  1. Media enquiries to Antonia Chitty, 07538 525476, achitty@abdo.org.uk
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  3. ABDO represents over 6000 qualified dispensing opticians in the United Kingdom. Registered office, 199, Gloucester Terrace, London W2 6LD.