George Ridgway received his PhD in biochemistry from the University of London and Masters in Applied Linguistics from The University of Sydney. Previously he has taught communication skills at the University of Leeds and for the Yorkshire Deanery in the United Kingdom.
After moving to Australia, George worked at James Cook University in Townsville with medical students, junior doctors and specialists, as well as with undergraduate and postgraduate students, to help improve their communication skills.
George is currently a lecturer in academic writing and communication with the ; and he is an honorary lecturer with the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, Faculty of Arts and Social Science. This involves giving timely and appropriate feedback on student learning and writing in collaboration with students and faculty staff.