Get in Touch

There's lots of ways you can reach the Careers, Employability and Enterprise Team at the University of Suffolk. Click on each option below to find out more. For regular updates, visit our Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook pages.

If you're a student, graduate, member of staff, or external organisation and would like to speak to a member of the team, please email us on

If you are a student or graduate, and know that you want to book a one-to-one appointment with a Consultant, you can book a slot by visiting our bookings page. If you can't find a slot that works for you, please email us on and we will find a slot for you. 

Graduates of the University of Suffolk are still able to access our support for life after graduation, which includes booking one-to-one appointments. If you would like to book an appointment, please follow the same steps above. If you have any problems accessing the appointment booking system, please contact us via email or telephone. 

Appointments can be held in person, via Microsoft Teams or over the phone, so you can reach us no matter where you are in the world.

You can speak to the team on 01473 338840.

Come and see us in the Enterprise and Careers Zone, located in L0.02, in the Library Building (next to the SU Shop).

Meet the Team

Amy Carpenter

Amy is Associate Director of Careers, Employability and Enterprise responsible for the strategic direction of the team, and is a University of Suffolk graduate.

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Vicki Doughty

Manager in the Futures Team, Vicki leads on the team's work in delivering careers, employability, placement, and work-based learning activities.

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Amy Volkert

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Manager Amy supports students and graduates starting their own businesses, pursue freelance opportunities and explore options.

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Anna Flatt

Anna is an Employability and Careers Consultant specialising in support for students from underrepresented groups, international and postgrad research students.

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Darrin Steward

Employability and Careers Consultant Darrin is a QCD Level 7 qualified careers advisor, and a Registered Career Leader (RCL).

Laura Sparkes

Laura is an Employability and Careers Consultant, working with the School of Health and Sports Sciences.

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Sonia Brito

Employability and Careers Consultant in the School of Technology, Business and Arts, Sonia runs curriculum-based sessions, workshops, and career coaching.

Alanna Plaats

Placement Consultant Alanna works in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities supporting students through placements, including Sandwich years.

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Cathy Johnson

Placement Consultant Cathy supports students through the placement process, including Professional Placements (Sandwich years) and curriculum-based placements.

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Tom Hardy

Placement Consultant Tom has a background teaching Key Stage 2 and leadership as a SENDCo and Assistant Headteacher in schools before joining the University.

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Annabelle Richardson

Events and Projects Officer Annabelle manages the University's Micro-Placements Scheme, as well as organising careers fairs and employer events.

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Hayden Jarrett

Data Analyst Hayden works in the Careers, Employability and Enterprise Team, analysing all the data in regards to engagement and feedback.

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Hannah Page

Hannah joined the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship team at University of Suffolk in January 2023.

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Hazel Thangadurai

Hazel joined the University of Suffolk in July 2023. She is responsible for coordinating marketing and comms for the Careers, Employability and Enterprise team.

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