The Norfolk Scholars team includes the following staff:
Laura Anderson, Programme Manager
Having worked at UEA for eight years, Laura has a wealth of experience promoting higher education to a variety of audiences.
Laura is passionate about UEA and widening the aspirations of students who are traditionally less likely to go to university. Laura holds a first class BA (Hons) Business Economics from UEA and two professional marketing qualifications including the Diploma in Digital Marketing. Her interests outside of work include playing the flute in a local orchestra and keeping fit by swimming.
Rebecca Foster, Student Learning Mentor
Rebecca studied Classical and Historical Archeology at the University of Sheffield with a particular interest in Greek religion. After graduating from university she spent two years teaching English as a second language abroad in China and Spain.
In her spare time, Rebecca likes to bake, paint and learn Spanish.
Zoe Mitchell, Student Learning Mentor
Zoe completed a BA (Hons) Literature and History and MA Modern European History at the University of East Anglia. Whilst studying, Zoe worked as a student ambassador and volunteered in schools to gain experience of working with young people. These roles helped her decide on a career in widening participation.
In her spare time she enjoys writing fiction, action and practising ballet. She performed at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival alongside UEA students.
Lucy Reynolds-Mckay, Student Learning Mentor
Lucy graduated from the University of Exeter with a Law degree, before completing a PGCE in Primary Education at UEA. She taught in different settings across Norfolk and Suffolk for just over 10 years before starting her role as a Learning Mentor.
In her spare time, Lucy enjoys reading and writing and completing crafts.
Carrie Tooke, Student Learning Mentor
Having studied BA Media and Performance at Salford University, Carrie spent a number of years working in media production as a Production Co-Ordinator and Producer and in recent years has worked on Production Logistics for both the London and Sochi Olympics with American media giant, NBC.
Having spent many years as a Girl Guide Leader, Carrie is enthusiastic and passionate about working with children and young adults.
As a team, we are keen to make a difference to the lives of able Scholars from disadvantaged areas.
To contact the team directly, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01603 591487. We look forward to hearing from you!