Matthew Smith

P/T Lecturer (Hrly) - Journalism

Digital, Tech, Innovation & Business

Matt’s career started with the Financial Times and Associated Press, in Rome, before moves to the BBC and ITV Sport in 2001. While at ITV, Smith covered four World Cups, three European Championships, hosted coverage of FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League Finals, in addition to England football internationals, IPL cricket, snooker and darts.


Now with BT Sport, Matt works on Premier League, FA Cup, European football as well as being the face of the channel’s National League coverage. He also presented last year’s Ashes cricket and the T20 Cricket World Cup.

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021