Norfolk Scholars Programme Team Norfolk Scholars Programme Team

The Norfolk Scholars team includes the following staff:

Laura Anderson, Programme Manager
Having worked at UEA for six 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 running and attending Fitness Pilates classes.

Megan Broughton, Student Learning Mentor
Megan recently graduated in 2015 from the University of Leicester where she studied Biological Sciences. She got a taster for working with young students whilst working as student ambassador at university and is excited to begin mentoring to help students progress onto higher education.

Outside of work Megan’s biggest interest lies with netball and she played both for East Regional and for Leicester University 1sts. Megan has a strong passion for charity fundraising and has raised over £5000 for a children’s charity.

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 and is moving into education as a career change.  Alongside her work, she has spent the last year volunteering in schools and colleges supporting students in their classroom learning and coursework.

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 nsp@uea.ac.uk or call us on 01603 591487. We look forward to hearing from you!