Paula Clark is a member of the Learning Enhancement & Support Management Team within Library & Student Services. She provides strategic direction for the work of a geographically dispersed Careers & Employability team with staff located at the four University campuses.
Paula also leads, manages and coordinates the work of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of specialist professional support staff at the Epsom campus.
Paula’s career began teaching in primary and secondary schools in Cumbria after qualifying as a teacher from Durham University. She then studied the Diploma in Careers Guidance at The Polytechnic of the South Bank, achieving Parts 1 and 2. After gaining experience as a professionally qualified careers adviser working in schools and colleges in the south east of England, Paula was appointed to establish the Careers Service for the Kent Institute of Art & Design and has recently marked 20 years working with the University.
Paula aims to continue her research interests that include student transitions entering and progressing from higher education through the part-time MA in Creative Arts Education delivered at UCA.