Viki Simpson

Student Life Adviser

+44 (0)1473 338432
Student Life

Before joining the University of Suffolk, Viki enjoyed a successful career in Facilities Management; working as Head of Estates and Health & Safety. She has a MSc Facilities Management.

In 2018 favouring a career change and following her interests in Mental Health, Viki joined the University of Suffolk as a Student Life Adviser working in the area of Mental Health & Wellbeing. During this time Viki has gained a postgraduate certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling.

In her current role she provides advice, support and guidance to students and prospective students, on a range of the university's courses and student services including; student accommodation, disability mental health & wellbeing services, counselling and CBT,  student finance, and careers & employability.  She delivers workshops on Mindfulness, Resilience, Wellbeing, and Meditation.

Having previously volunteered at a local women’s community centre & refuge Viki is a university representative with the Domestic Abuse Champions Network in Suffolk. She organises Domestic Abuse Awareness events and was involved in the creation of the University's Domestic Abuse Policy for staff and students.

Viki also has a BA (Hons) Photography from University Campus Suffolk and won the Eastern Open Award for her degree project images which explored the European Witch Trials.