Faculty Engagement Team

Our team have professional qualifications in careers and teaching, experience in academic design, delivery, and assessment of careers and employability education and work-related learning.

Professional memberships include the Association for Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS), the Career Development Institute (CDI), the Higher Education Academy (HEA), and ASET, the Work-Based Learning and Placement Learning Association.

Some staff have an additional specialism to improve our service to students through teaching, guidance and mock interviews. These include:

Disabilities: Heather Tomlinson
International students: Jo Hobbs
Postgraduates: Elaine Davies
Mature students: Kat Price Edwards
Alumni events: Lyndsey Egerton

Our offer to faculty staff

Your Careers Faculty Partner is the first point of contact for the development and progression of any faculty-based activities in careers, employability, and placements for your students.

We can help you with:

 Mapping and planning careers, employability, and work-based learning provision across your faculty.

Contibuting to teaching committees on careers, enployability and work-based learning provision across the faculty.

Developing new initiatives with employers, staff and students to improve destinations of your graduates and postgraduates, and to enhance their experience whilst studying here at Lancaster.

Designing and delivering careers and employability training for your staff, and as part of your Faculty PhD Research Training Programme.

Our offer to departmental staff

Each Careers Consultant will meet with the Head of Department and Academic Employability Champions ahead of the forthcoming academic year to plan careers, employability and work-based learning provision.

We offer you:

An in-depth analysis of your department's graduate destination results.

An insight into the career-readiness of your students, based on the careers questions asked at every year during registration.

Information on the specific employers, jobs, and postgraduate study opportunities secured by your students after graduation. 

Graduate labour market information that's relevant to your students.

Support and training to any departmental staff engaged in the design and delivery of careers and employability teaching, and placement information.

Meet the Faculty Engagement Team

Sarah Fox

Sarah Fox

Interim Director of Employability

(Returning to Head of Faculty Engagement & Curriculum Development post in 2020)

Careers Consultant for Linguistics & English Language, and Computing & Communications. 

s.fox@lancaster.ac.uk

01524 594190

Heather Tomlinson

Heather Tomlinson

Faculty Partner FHM

Careers Consultant for Languages & Culture, Law, Criminology, Chemistry, and Psychology.

h.tomlinson@lancaster.ac.uk

01524 592483

Elaine Davies

Elaine Davies

Faculty Partner LUMS

Careers Consultant for Educational Research, English & Creative Writing, LICA, Health Research, and Engineering.

elaine.davies@lancaster.ac.uk

01524 592482

Jo Hobbs

Jo Hobbs

Faculty Partner FST

Careers Consultant for Biomedical & Life Sciences, LEC, Mathematics & Statistics, Natural Sciences, and Physics.

j.hobbs@lancaster.ac.uk

01524 593490

Kat Price Edwards

Kat Price Edwards

Faculty Partner FASS

Careers Consultant for History, Politics, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology.

Placement consultant for FASS, FST and FHM.

k.priceedwards@lancaster.ac.uk
01524 593269

Amanda Potts

Amanda Potts

Careers Consultant, Medical Students

a.potts2@lancaster.ac.uk
01524 510423

Lyndsey Egerton

Lyndsey Egerton

Student Skills & Opportunities Developer

l.egerton@lancaster.ac.uk
01524 592487

Elizabeth Dobson

Elizabeth Dobson

Placements Administrator

elizabeth.dobson@lancaster.ac.uk
01524 592336

Rachel Wilkinson

Rachel Wilkinson

Administrative Assistant (Placements)

rachel.wilkinson@lancaster.ac.uk
01524 592294