Darren Kennier

Course : BSc (Hons) Podiatry
Previous School: New College Durham

Since graduating from New College Durham in 1994 Darren and has worked extensively in the NHS for over 18 years, 15 of which have been in the field of Podiatric Biomechanics. He is currently at the top of his profession as a Clinical Lead for Biomechanics at City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

Although it has been some time since Darren graduated, he still has great memories of his time at the College; he describes his experience as friendly, fun and supportive.  The Colleges location was perfect as it allowed Darren to study the course he wanted locally. He found the smaller campus had a great student atmosphere and was ideal for networking with other students both educationally and socially.

Darren hopes to develop his career even further by moving into a management role.

Related information

HE Podiatry 2021


Podiatry is a specialist area of healthcare, allied to medicine, which involves care and maintenance of foot and lower limb conditions.