Our University

We are strongly embedded in our local region - a University of, and for, the people. Our national and international impact through research and innovation brings recognition and opportunity to the region and supports regional growth and development.

The student experience is at the heart of what we do and the strong partnership between students and staff at the University is central to our ambitions. Our students experience the highest quality in teaching, learning and social environments. Scholarship and high impact research is pervasive within the institution and we offer our students a transformational experience, enabling and preparing them for their futures.


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The University is bound to act in accordance with its Articles of Association, which define the structure and the way in which the it is governed by the Board.

Our Partners

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The University of Suffolk has established a number of partnerships both in the UK and internationally.

Equality and diversity

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We value everyone studying and working at the University of Suffolk and we are committed to developing policies and processes to tackle inequality and exclusion.

Widening Participation

Widening participation

Read the University's annual Access and Participation Plan, which sets out our commitment to widening participation and supporting the success of our students; and find out about the University's collaborative and community work to increase access to HE.

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Our policies and procedures

The University has a number of policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities.

Schools and departments

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The University is based around four academic Schools, working alongside Professional Services Departments and inclusively across our partnerships.

Learning and teaching

Learning and teaching

The University of Suffolk adopts a continuous, risk-based approach to monitoring the quality and academic standards of provision within the University.

Academic quality and standards

Acedemic quality

For the University of Suffolk, maintaining and enhancing the quality of our provision is paramount.