SASS Nicola Youngson
First Name: Nicola
Surname: Youngson
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: 01224 263237

Professional Background

Nicola qualified as a Social Worker in 1992 from Robert Gordon University. Following a brief period working in care management and residential child care, Nicola became employed as a practitioner in Criminal Justice Services in Aberdeen City. Nicola became a Senior Social Worker in 1998 and was involved in the development of Throughcare services and the management of high risk of harm offenders in the City.

Nicola has undertaken post qualification training achieving a Practice Teaching Award and a Post Graduate Certificate in Social Service Leadership.

Nicola joined Robert Gordon University as a full-time lecturer in 2012 and is a tutor on the Distance Learning Course.


Professional Interests

  • Criminal Justice
  • High Risk of Harm Offenders