Walid Mousa


I am a Postgraduate Researcher at Leeds University Business School (LUBS), UK. I am also a PGR representetative for Work and Employment Relations Division at LUBS. My main research is in the area of refugees’ participation in the UK labour market. I have an undergraduate degree in English Education and two masters degrees in International Education and Human Resource Management. I worked for 3 years as a tutor in my home country before I moved to the UK in 2016. I am currently working as an adviser for refugees and asylum seeker with the local migrant charity RETAS Leeds. 

Research interests

I am interested in the area of refugees’ participation/integration process in the UK labour market and the role of IT skills and training within this process. 


  • MA Human Resource Management, University of Leeds (Distinction)
  • MA International Education, Birmingham City University
  • BA English Education, Al Azhar University, Palestine

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change