Shower Spy: Update

An ex Cambridge student has been found guilty of voyeurism after using cameras to watch female students in the shower.

lecturer Shower Spying

An ex-Cambridge student turned business studies lecturer at University College Birmingham was suspended this week for planting a spy camera in a bathroom to watch female students shower.

Dr Paul Powen Hwang, 33, hid the camera in an air freshener in the bathroom of a house he rented to a group of female students.

The camera was discovered when the members of the household became aware that the air freshener “began to move”.

Jess Howard, who is studying for the Higher Education course in Business and Marketing where she was taught by Hwang said “It’s shocking that someone you put so much trust in would just abuse it in this way. Lecturers are meant to be people you can trust, but Hwang totally overstepped the mark.”

Hwang is awaiting sentence at Birmingham Crown Court after pleading guilty to voyeurism, but faces a place on the Sex Offenders Register.

The Australian national had quit his post in Birmingham four months ago for unknown reasons.

Dr.Hwang had been a PhD research student at our very own Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing, where he looked at the “Intersection between medicine, law and finance, especially in Australia, the UK and the US”. He also had an Msc in Business Management Research from Oxford.