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Karen Hinton

Head of UK Student Recruitment & Market Development

External Relations

K Hinton

Karen Hinton

T: 01473 338663

Karen is responsible for the UK Student Recruitment and Schools Liaison Teams, which also encompasses the Market Research and Development function, based in the External Relations Directorate. Karen works closely with the University’s Schools to implement the Student Recruitment Strategy and Access and Participation Plan priorities, working to increase applications and enrolments both locally and nationally. The Market Research and Development Team supports academics in the development of their portfolio, and undertakes market and application analysis to support recruitment and conversion activity.

Karen joined the University in February 2010 as a Student Recruitment & Marketing Manager, initially focusing on the development of student recruitment strategies across the UK and EU, and the creation of a network of EU partners to support the internationalisation of the student population. Over her time at the University, Karen has also been heavily involved in the development of Degree Apprenticeships as a new area of delivery for Suffolk and continues to have an interest in the part they will play in increasing the availability of Higher Education. Karen has a keen interest in all aspects of policy that relates to access to HE.