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Our Work: Meet the Team

The Access and Participation Team

The Access and Participation team lead our University work to achieve the targets included in our published Access and Participation Plan.  Their work includes collaboration with schools and colleges across the county to raise aspiration and promote further, higher study. 

Miles Cole Head of Access and Participation
Daisy Robinson Access and Participation Manager
Annabel Osborn Access and Participation Manager (Maternity cover)
Caroline Rayner Access and Participation Manager
Joe Bowen Access and Participation Officer
Janine Brownell Access and Participation Officer 
Carol Fells Access and Participation Officer
Nicola Garratt Access and Participation Officer 
Elanor Godbold Access and Participation Officer
Aimee Hayes Access and Participation Officer
Edward Holmes Research Associate
Charlotte Imlach Access and Participation Officer
Will Isgrove Access and Participation Officer
Alison Jones Access and Participation Administrator
Anna Keane Access and Participation Officer
Claire Palmer Access and Participation Officer
Becky Powles Access and Participation Officer


The Learning Design Team

The Learning Design team work to support you in the intentional design of your learning in Brightspace, our Online Learning Environment, and in effective use of learning technologies more widely. You can visit them in the Learning Innovation Hub in the Library, or book on to any of their workshops, found in the CPD calendar.

Dr Mary Cornelius Senior Learning Designer 
Dr Simon Lavis Learning Designer 
Marc Prime Learning Designer
Soukaina Soussi Learning Design Apprentice
Dr Kev Wallace Learning Designer

Orren Brown Learning Designer (Partnerships)

Abbie Burch Assistant Learning Designer
Amber Spalding Assistant Learning Designer


The Quality Enhancement Team

The Quality Enhancement Team work to help you to make your learning, teaching and assessment the best it can be through support in curriculum design, understanding learner data, applying for fellowship of AdvanceHE via the PASSPoRT scheme and in the provision of continuing professional development. 

Markus Copping Head of Quality Enhancement and TEF
Zijian Zhao Learner Data Analyst


The CELT Research Centre brings together researchers across the University. Our areas of research focus include widening access and social mobilitypedagogic innovation and practice-based education. CELT also has dedicated research staff supporting the centre's work to deliver excellence in education and to meet our access and participation plan targets. 

Edward Holmes CELT Research Associate
Paulo Vieira Braga CELT Research Fellow


The Student Experience and Engagement Team

The Student Experience and Engagement Team works across the University and student body to ensure that students have the best possible experience while studying as part of the University of Suffolk community. They do this by helping to bridge the gap between students and staff.

Brandon Harris

Student Experience and Engagement Ambassador

(Retention Programme)
Sam Kerruish

Student Experience and Engagement Ambassador

(School of Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health)
Emily Snipe

Student Experience and Engagement Ambassador

(School of Allied Health & Sciences) 
Laura Jefferies 

Student Experience and Engagement Ambassador

(School of Social Sciences & Humanities) 


Director of Learning and Teaching

This role provides leadership for the Directorate of Learning and Teaching which includes the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT), and Library and Learning Services. 

Dr Ellen Buck Director of Learning and Teaching
Keely Bociek PA