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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.   ...

Sharon works as part of the Student Records Team within Registry Services, with responsiblity for supporting the quality, co-ordination and maintenance of institutional data relating to the student lifecycle. Sharon joined the University of Suffolk in 2013 as the Course Administra...

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 Sawyer is a Lecturer in Midwifery and the Deputy Course Leader for the Midwifery BSc 3 year programme. She is a Registered Midwife and joined the University of Suffolk in 2018 as an Associate Lecturer in Midwifery. She progressed to a Lecturer in 2019. She has completed her ...

I chose to study at the University of Suffolk because I wanted a major change in my life. I believe that a new university like Suffolk has a more practical approach and flexibility in its education methods. More experimental, thus keeping me ahead of the game. ...

My business and finance degree has prepared me for my role at Adnams in a number of ways. The financial knowledge I gained at university has not only helped me in the day-to-day tasks I conduct, but has also given me the confidence to involve myself in discussions and question curre...

With over a decade of experience as a psychotherapist in both public and private health settings, Claire came to counselling from a background in managing helplines and other services within the third sector. Claire holds an MSc in Therapeutic Counselling from the...

Nigel is a Senior Lecturer, Head of Arts and Course Leader for the undergraduate Graphic Design courses within the School of EAST. Nigel's design practice grew out of the 'do-it-yourself' culture of the 1980s, producing artwork for bands and activist groups while working as ...

I studied BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Suffolk, in which I was provided with every opportunity I needed to succeed. The required level of independence from sixth form to university can be a big step up, especially if you are studying in an area that yo...

Elena Baltacha was one of the most accomplished British female tennis players of her generation, excelling not only as an individual but compiling an impressive record over the last 11 years as part of Great Britain's Fed Cup team. Elena was also part of Team GB for the London 2012 ...

Diane joined the University of Suffolk in 2008 as an Admissions Assistant. Diane has since moved to the Events and Conferencing Team as an Events Assistant.  Diane provides support to the Events and Conferencing Team Manager and Officer with on campus events, such as Open Events,...

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