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My role as an Academic Skills Advisor is to support students in building their knowledge and understanding of academic writing, referencing and study skills. As part of the Library and Learning Services team, I work with students on a one-to-one basis, deliver tailored in-course ses...

I am an experienced teacher, teacher trainer and researcher, who is committed to dismantling the barriers to education that some students encounter. My approach to teaching and learning is based on the principle that  academic ability is universal. I believe that all students can t...

I lived in Ipswich before I started my previous degree. I moved to Norfolk to study Biological Sciences. I didn’t really like it, so I moved home to be a carer.   ...

I always wanted to be a vet and when my mum asked me what I wanted to do, I explained that I wanted to go out and work with the cheetahs and help stop them going extinct. She told me, “that’s not what a vet does, you want to be a Wildlife Conservationist”.  ...

I came to the University of Suffolk through Clearing as I didn’t get the grades to go to my first choice university. When I got my results, I was gutted and I thought that was it, uni wasn’t meant for me. After speaking to my teachers, I applied through clearing for a place at ...

If you spoke to me a year ago and I told you what I thought my university life was going to be, it couldn’t be more different from what it is now. I was doing my Level 3 BTEC at Suffolk New College in Electronic and Electrical Engineering. I had my heart set on doing this as a deg...

I previously studied graphic design in 2013 but left after the first year as I realised it wasn’t the career I wanted. In the meantime, I worked in healthcare whilst I figured out what I wanted to do, firstly as a healthcare assistant at Ipswich hospital for two years and then as...

I chose to go to university for a better life and a better chance to find a job in an area that I love, without qualifications I probably wouldn’t even get that change and would be stuck in a job I didn’t like. I also decided to go to university to set a good example to my chi...

Dr Svetlana Gretton is the Life Science Technician. Before joining the School of Engineering,  Arts, Science and Technology (EAST) in 2017, she obtained her PhD in Molecular Medicine at the University of Essex in the area of breast cancer research. Svetlana subsequently worked at ...

Sean is a Lecturer in Computing and Course Leader for the Mobile and Web Development programme here at the University of Suffolk. He has over 15 years’ experience as a Web Developer creating software systems for the news, tourism, education, commerce and banking sectors. Before jo...

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