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Mrs Laura Jackson, BSc

Access & Engagement Administrator in the Access and Engagement
Office Co-ordinator (maternity cover Until April 2022) in the Recruitment and Admissions

After working for the Local Authority for 10 years within an advice and guidance for young people setting, Laura began studying at Durham University’s Foundation Centre in 2008 as a mature student. Alongside her studies she worked as a Library Assistant at the University’s Queen’s Campus Library. In 2013 Laura graduated with an honours degree in Psychology (Applied), and the following year began working in the Access & Engagement team.

In her role as Access & Engagement Administrator Laura finds being involved in widening participation activity and raising the profile of Durham University amongst under-represented student groups the most rewarding aspect. She enjoys providing front line support to students on the Supported Progression, Sutton Trust and STEP programmes in realising their potential especially.