Our team of higher education advisers and outreach officers are on hand for students, parents, carers, teachers and advisers.

Unsure where to start? Email us on schools@uea.ac.uk or call +44(0)1603 591957 and we'll point you in the right direction.

Higher education advisers

Our higher education advisers offer a range of support and guidance to schools across the UK and EU. 

Megan Broughton

England: Essex, Northamptonshire, Suffolk
Rest of UK/EU: Germany



Lauren McWilliams

England: Dorset, East Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex, Isle of Wight
Rest of UK/EU: Jersey, Guernsey, France, Belgium



Lydia Newton

England: Berkshire, Greater London
Rest of UK/EU: Ireland, Northern Ireland



Lucy Nottingham

England: Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire
Rest of UK/EU: Greece, Cyprus



Jess Smith

England: Cheshire, Cumbria, Derby, Durham, East Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, South Yorkshire, Tyne and Wear, West Yorkshire
Rest of UK/EU: Isle of Man, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal


Beth Sturgeon

England: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire




Hannah Wake

England: Birmingham, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire
Rest of UK/EU: Italy


Outreach officers

Our Outreach and Widening Participation team work with targeted local schools to help give young minds from the most under-represented backgrounds the opportunity to shine. If you have a general question about our outreach work, you can email us at schoolsoutreach@uea.ac.uk or call +44 (0)1603 591521.

Liz Ferguson

Norwich City College, Paston Sixth Form College



Becky Foster

College of West Anglia, Dereham Sixth Form College, East Coast College, East Norfolk Sixth Form, Easton and Otley College, West Suffolk College



Scott Knight

University Technical College Norfolk



Darren McMorran

Ormiston Victory Academy




Laura Bell

Hellesdon High School, Thetford Academy




Heather Monsey

Attleborough Academy, City of Norwich School, Downham Market Academy, Fakenham Academy, Jane Austen College Sixth Form, King Ed VII, Lowestoft Sixth Form College, Mildenhall College, Sir Issac Newton Sixth Form, Sir John Leman Sixth Form, Springwood Sixth Form, Sprowston Sixth Form


Gemma Standen

Gemma is our Widening Participation Officer for mature students, working with College of West Anglia, City College Norwich, East Coast College and community groups. Her work includes talking to those looking to return to learning, supporting applications to university, and being on hand for students once they arrive at UEA.