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Careers Consultants

Our careers consultants are responsible for supporting students in a particular school or schools.

Gill Clarke BA (Hons) Psychology with Drama and Theatre Studies, PG Diploma in Careers Guidance, BPS Psychometric Testing Level A, ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring, Mental Health First Aider, Member of AGCAS

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Careers Consultant and Marketing Manager

Responsibilities

Gill supports finalists, postgraduate taught students, doctoral researchers and graduates from the following schools:

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Science

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

 

Gill joined Careers Network in 2002 with extensive experience of careers work with university students and graduates, young people in schools and adult career changers. Her work as a careers adviser since 1994 has involved posts at three different universities and a contribution to the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS), which has developed her expertise in administration, information, training and writing. She currently oversees visual identity and marketing for Careers Network, manages the Careers Network website and is the Careers Consultant Team Leader for the above schools.

Ruth Grainger BA (Arts), Dip Mus, PG Certificate Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE, CAPP realise2 Strengths Practitioner, Member of AGCAS

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Careers Consultant

Responsibilities

Caseload:

  • Aeronautical & Automotive Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Building Engineering
  • Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering
  • Materials
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Ruth has shared responsibility for supporting students on programmes within the various Engineering departments and schools. She has particular responsibility for organising and co-ordinating the centrally run Direct Your Career skills programme of presentations and workshops.

Ruth joined the Careers Network team from the Wolfson School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering where she was Industrial Placement Co-ordinator and IMechE Administrator. Prior to joining the Wolfson School, she was Administrator of a national children's charity and spent 10 years working in the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

 

Nilesh Kavia BA (Hons) Business Management, NVQ 4 Advice and Guidance, ILM 5 Leadership and Management

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Careers Consultant

Responsibilities

Nilesh supports finalists, postgraduate taught students, doctoral researchers and graduates from the following schools:

Business and Economics

Design and Creative Arts

Social Sciences and Humanities

 

Nilesh is the Careers Consultant Team Leader for the above schools.

Prior to working at Loughborough, Nilesh managed and led the Careers Information, Advice and Guidance provision for University of Leicester, leading on various projects of strategic importance including the management of staff development to provide quality one to one provision to support students in their career planning and to compete for graduate opportunities. Whilst working at Leicester Nilesh also managed the newly formed Student Service Centre and managed a team of careers professionals. Prior to working at Leicester, Nilesh worked for the National Careers Service supporting and developing people to achieve their career goals. 

Joss Moffatt BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences, PG Certificate in Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE, Member of AGCAS

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Careers Consultant

Responsibilities

Joss supports finalists, postgraduate taught students, doctoral researchers and graduates from the following schools:

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Science

Joss joined the Careers Network team in September 2007 to work on employability projects including the Employer Mentoring Scheme, Loughborough Employability Award and Workshadow Scheme. Joss came from an industry background having spent a number of years as a manager in a software company where she had responsibility for both graduate & experienced recruitment.  She also managed the career development of employees.   

 

Deborah Till BA (Hons), PG Diploma in Careers Guidance, Graduate Teacher Programme, BPS Psychometric Testing Level A, Member of AGCAS

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Careers Consultant

Responsibilities

Deborah supports finalists, postgraduate taught students, doctoral researchers and graduates from the following schools:

Business and Economics

Design and Creative Arts

Social Sciences and Humanities

Deborah joined the Careers Network team in December 2014 from her role as a Careers Adviser at the University of Nottingham for almost eight years, with a varied caseload comprising predominantly of STEM subjects.  She qualified as a Careers Adviser in 2000 and initially worked with young people in school and community settings. Deborah is also a qualified teacher, having taught at secondary level and, prior to that, worked predominantly in the public sector.


 

Sally Western BSc (Hons) Physiology and Pharmacology, MBA, Accredited Life Coach, Postgraduate Diploma in Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE, BPS Psychometric Testing Level A, Member of AGCAS

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Careers Consultant

Responsibilities

Sally supports finalists, postgraduate taught students, doctoral researchers and graduates from the following schools:

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Science

Joining the Careers Network team in August 2002 as a Careers Adviser for Mathematical Sciences, the Business School and Chemistry, Sally has also worked on employability projects such as mentoring, workshadowing and the Loughborough Employability Award.

Prior to working at Loughborough, Sally was a Human Resources Manager at United Biscuits and Xerox and an Assistant Manager for Finance and Personnel at Marks and Spencer. 

 

 

Eve Uhlig MA Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE, BA (Hons) Social Studies (Lifelong Learning), Further Adult Education Teaching Certificate, ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring, Member of AGCAS.

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Careers Consultant

Responsibilities

Eve supports finalists, postgraduate taught students, doctoral researchers and graduates from the following schools:

Business and Economics

Design and Creative Arts

Social Sciences and Humanities

Eve brings experience from working in education and various industry sectors.  Prior to joining Loughborough University she supported researcher development at the universities of Warwick and Nottingham, both in research and project management roles.


 

London Campus

Laura Hooke BA (Hons) History, PG Diploma in Careers Guidance, BPS level A and B Psychometric Testing, Certificate in Coaching, Member of AGCAS

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Careers Consultant - Loughborough University London

Responsibilities

Caseload:

  • London campus postgraduate students

Laura is a professionally qualified career consultant with over 30 years of experience of working with university students, graduates, adults and school leavers.  Part of the university’s Careers Network team, but based full time at Loughborough University London, she provides career guidance, coaching and information to students, staff and graduates.

Laura joined us from City University London but has worked in other institutions providing support to students and graduates looking for work in areas including management, media, business, finance, law, engineering, technology and the arts. She has also worked in HR and recruitment in the private sector. 

Her professional interests include writing information and learning materials relating to careers and employability and the use of psychometric assessment for career planning and in job selection.

Nadine Lewis BA (Hons) Social Welfare and Community Studies, PG Diploma in Career Guidance, Qualification in Career Guidance, Member of AGCAS

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Careers Consultant - Loughborough University London

Responsibilities

London campus postgraduate students

Nadine joined the Careers Network team in November 2017 from her role as a Careers Consultant at the University of East London and The University of Law. She qualified as a careers professional from Coventry University in 2014 and has ten years’ experience supporting students, graduates and professionals in diverse settings. Nadine has an interest in widening participation and adopts various career-counselling theories and models in her one-to-ones and workshops.

She worked with students across a range of disciplines including Business and Law, Health, Sport and Bioscience.  She successfully coordinated several projects and built relationships with employers from various sectors to promote graduate, mentoring and volunteering opportunities. At the University of East London, she supported the Professional Development Award and managed twenty-five employability champions. Nadine was nominated and shortlisted for Best Support Staff as part of the Student Led Teaching Awards 2016 and 2017.