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I always knew I wanted to be a teacher. I chose this course in particular because of the modules it offered, and the fact that I would be able to progress to teacher training after finishing the course.The best part of studying here for me was the people I met. The friends I made w...

The decision to become a nurse was not one I made lightly.  It was back in 2014, I was 35 years old, married with two daughters and had been working for a high street bank since 1997.  If I’m honest, I had wanted to be a nurse when I left school but for one reason or another I w...

Lucie is part of the Waterfront Reception Team. Her main area of responsibility is meeting and greeting all visitors to the Waterfront Building, staffing the University of Suffolk switchboard and helping students and staff with enquiries in the Student Life Centre. Lucie transferred...

Dr David Atkins joined the University of Suffolk in autumn of 2018 as Lecturer in Psychology within the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.  ...

Hi, my name is Cami and I proudly say that I am one of University of Suffolk’s graduates. My home country is Romania, being born in a city called Focsani. How I choose Ipswich and its university dates back to high school when I wanted to challenge my knowledge and try to be the be...

Paramedic Science, across the nation, is a very demanding course to get a place on. I chose the University of Suffolk as I was excited to be part of a newly formed course and to see it develop over the three years. Suffolk, as a relatively rural area, provides me with plenty of oppo...

Jerome came into Radiography following a period of service in the HM Forces (Army). Jerome is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health and Sports Sciences. He graduated from University of Suffolk in 2012 winning the Fodder Memorial award for students; best paper proffered at the U...

Katherine holds an undergraduate degree in English Literature, postgraduate degrees in Early Years (QTS) and Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. Katherine has ten years’ experience of teaching in Primary Schools within Sussex and has previously lectured in Initial Teacher T...

Gary Avis is widely recognised as a Ballet Master and Principal Character Artist of The Royal Ballet. Born in Ipswich, he trained at The Linda Shipton School of Dance before winning a place at the Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts in Kent. He completed his studies at The Royal ...

Dr Pere Ayling is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Pere was born in Nigeria and has over 10 years of teaching experience in early years, primary and higher education. Pere is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.   ...

Before I started at the university I was working as a Plumbing and Heating Engineer and then when I began teaching at the College I was required to train at the same time at the university. Although it was a requirement of my job to study here I really enjoy it and the facilities ar...

Becky studied here at the University of Suffolk and graduated with a BSC (Hons) Midwifery in 2015. Becky then went on to work as a rotational midwife providing all aspects of midwifery care for women in a local trust. She also completed a hypnobirthing practitioner course to provide...

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