Birthdate 7th August 1970
Marital Status: Single
Contact Phone Number: (0266) 871706
1975/76 Mossley Primary School
1976/82 Glengormley Primary School
1982/84 Belfast Royal Academy
1984/89 Ballymena Academy
1989/90 Nene College, Northampton
1990/91 Ballymena Technical College
1991/94 University of Ulster at Coleraine
BA (Honours) English: Upper Second Class Honours. Awarded June 1994
English, Grade C
Ancient History, Grade E
Computer Science, Grade E
Use of English, Grade C
Surveying, Grade C
English Language, Grade B
Physics, Grade B
Geography, Grade B
English Literature, Grade C
Maths, Grade C
Computer Studies, Grade C
Chemistry, Grade C
Grade 1 First Aid
Grade 3 Trombone
I am very familiar with both Apple Macintosh and PC systems, as well as DOS and Windows 3.0 through Windows 95. I have used a large amount of software on both systems, but am most familiar with Microsoft Office (Standard and Professional), which includes MSWORD, MSEXCEL, as well as Lotus Amipro, Lotus 1-2-3 and Lotus Approach.
I have experience working with Netscape and Telnet software, and have developed enough skill with HTML Language to write my own Homepage on the World Wide Web.
I have used a number of different DTP packages, but am most familiar with Microsoft Publisher.
Although I do not possess any official typing qualifications, I have good keyboard and data entry skills.
I am familiar with Hierarchical filing systems, as well as Colour Coded systems, since I was involved with setting up an office at PC WORLD (see below). I have had experience teaching others how to use computers and software within an office environment, as well as experience with Mailshots and Telesales.
I have a rich and varied set of interests, some of which I have developed to a professional level.
I am interested in Role Playing Games, a hobby which is more popular in the United States. I have recently worked with a major US Company called White Wolf, and have just finished a joint project with Nicky Rea and Jackie Cassada from Asheville, North Carolina. This project took place across the Internet with EMAIL.
I enjoy tinkering with computers, and in fact built my own PC from 'scrap' for a very low cost.
My writing has developed from a hobby to a point where a literary agency is now considering my work.
I also enjoy cinema going, averaging sixty trips to the movies each year.
Professor Tony Bareham
Department of English
University of Ulster
29 Hatfield Street
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