Quick facts
  • What we do:
    University Campus Suffolk is the newest higher education institution in the UK. Our role is to provide education and widening participation in higher education across Suffolk.
  • Year established:
    2006
  • UK locations:
    East of England

About University Campus Suffolk


What is it like to work for University Campus Suffolk

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
UCS is committed to ensuring an inclusive approach to learning as well as access to employment and progression opportunities. Whatever an individuals role is at UCS, there are a wide range of benefits available to build on the skills staff have and retain high levels of motivation at work, as well as to enhance life outside of work. There is plenty of opportunity for personal and professional growth at UCS. Genuine progression opportunities are available for those that undertake on-going development. UCS recognises that staff have a huge range of skills and strives to develop these skills wherever possible, both in house and externally. UCS staff enjoy a full waiver of fees on all UCS courses, subject to availability of places.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
University Campus Suffolk aims to actively engage with the wider community across Suffolk and Great Yarmouth through a range of partnership projects, community activities and outreach work. Community engagement activity at UCS is about communicating and sharing knowledge with the local community, enriching cultural life and providing a service to their communities. The Community Engagement team provide a link to the local community, facilitating projects and events, making UCS accessible to everybody. UCS has brought together a number of staff to form the community engagement team. This group will look at how UCS can centralise the good practice that is currently taking place. Initiatives include supporting community groups with a venue, sourcing purchases locally where possible through small business and they aspire to be an example of good practice in terms of their environmental efforts.
My Company
My Company
University Campus Suffolk (UCS) opened in 2007 and is among one of the newest higher education institutions in the UK. It is developing rapidly, and as a new organisation, its staff and students are having a major influence on the shape of the organisation and the direction in which it develops. The dedication and passion of UCS staff is relied upon in these years of growth and as such the organisation ensures that its staff are recognised and rewarded through annual awards ceremonies as well as ex gratia payments to staff in recognition of exceptional contribution or effort.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Earning £35,000+:

    36%

  • Staff:

    365

  • Male : Female:

    38% / 62%

  • Staff Turnover:

    5%

  • Average Age:

    52

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Marketing

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