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Roxanna Sleight

Suffolk County Coordinator (NEACO)

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Roxanna Sleight

E: r.sleight@uos.ac.uk
T: 01473 338531

Introduction

Roxanna graduated from the University of Suffolk in 2014 with a BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies and Youth Studies.

She joined the University's Marketing team in August 2014 as the Student Recruitment and Marketing Assistant, in April 2015 took on the role of Outreach Officer for the National Network for Collaborative Outreach (NNCO), representing the Suffolk and Norfolk region. Then in March 2017 Roxanna was appointed the Suffolk County Coordinator for the Suffolk element of the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (NEACO). NEACO is part of the national Network for Collaborative Outreach programme (NCOP).

She is responsible for the development and coordination of the NEACO programme in Suffolk. This includes line-management of a team of Higher Education Champions who are hosted off site in partner schools and colleges across Suffolk. This role has been created to support the Government’s objective to accelerate progress on widening access to higher education (HE).

Roxanna’s background is in the early years sector where she managed nurseries in areas of deprivation. Roxanna is currently studying the ILM Level 5 qualifications in Leadership and Management, which she expects to complete in February 2018.