Engagement, Careers and Employability
The University of Suffolk is a business embracing organisation committed to working with you to help your business grow through innovation, enterprise and knowledge exchange. You can access the best in graduate talent and academic expertise here to accelerate your growth and development. We want to work with you to ensure the University works for business and employers, continuing to have a demonstrable economic impact on our locality and further afield whilst learning from you and bringing you into our community.
We can provide access to students, graduates, apprentices, state of the art facilities, Innovation Labs at University of Suffolk, meeting room hire, business networks, funding opportunities, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, CPD and short courses, events and enterprise skills development, consultancy and collaborative research to name but some of the opportunities available when you choose to work with University of Suffolk.
There are no barriers to working with University of Suffolk to grow your business regardless of whether you are an SME or a larger organisation. In fact there is more funding and drivers than ever before for business to engage with higher education, realising the targets of the Industrial Strategy, and making an impact on the productivity and economic success story of a region. The team at University of Suffolk understand the needs and timescales of businesses wishing to compete in an ever competitive environment. Being a young University is an enabler here as we are able to move fast to help meet the needs of our business community.
To contact the team or sign up to our quarterly newsletter, visit our get in touch page.
What We Offer
What We Offer
What We Offer
What We Offer
The Careers, Employability and Enterprise Service provides students with the information, advice and guidance they need before, during and after graduating.Find out more
We are focused on building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with regional organisations that create a positive impact on our community, and welcome your suggestions of new ways for us to do this.Read more
The Alumni Relations and Development Team continue to support and engage with our graduates long after they have completed their studies with us.Discover more
Explore how you or your business could benefit from our range of activities such as innovation vouchers and internships.Discover our Programmes
Meet the Team
Megan is Professional Assistant to Pro Vice-Chancellor Business and Entrepreneurship and Business Engagement, Careers and Employability team administrator.
Emma is Head of Business Development and Knowledge Exchange, responsible for developing external relationships and tie-ups between organisations and academics.
Amy is Head of Careers, Employability and Enterprise responsible for the strategic direction of the team, and is a University of Suffolk graduate.
Development Director Alice oversees the University’s alumni relations, fundraising and development activity. Her background is in arts and charity management.
Kate is Alumni Relations and Development Manager, leading on all alumni activities and supporting fundraising across the University.
Director of Apprenticeships, Yvonne has previously been an assistant principal at an FE college and won a Brap equality and diversity award.
Mike is Business Development Manager (Health and Wellbeing), coming to the University after 25 years in the private sector running sales departments.
Malcolm is Business Development Manager who acts as a conduit between businesses and academics, facilitating partnerships and developing CPD opportunities.
Placement Consultant Cathy supports students through the placement process, including Professional Placements (Sandwich years) and curriculum-based placements.
Business Development Administrator Aaron is a University of Suffolk graduate who has worked in insurance, local government and further education.