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Information about our commitment to collaborative partnerships and joint educational initiatives with academic partner institutions. academic partner, academic partnership, partner, partner college, partner institution, partner organisation, partnership provision, collaborative provision, register of collaborative provision, collaborative partners, UK partners, overseas partners, international partnerships, collaboration, joint venture, academic link, liaison, Faculty Board for Academic Partnerships, Joint Academic Committee (JAC), plus each partner institution by name (South East Essex College, Colchester Institute, Writtle College, the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, Insearch Essex, Kaplan Open Learning, University Campus Suffolk, Lowestoft College, Great Yarmouth College, Suffolk New College, West Suffolk College, Otley College)

Contact us

General enquiries

Email partnerships@essex.ac.uk


  • Claire Nixon, Deputy Director of Academic Services (Quality and Development)


    Claire Nixon

    Telephone 01206 873365

    Email ctnixon@essex.ac.uk

    Responsible for:

    • Quality and Academic Development
    • Partnerships
    • International Collaborations and Mobility
    • Postgraduate Research Education

  • Rachel Frost, Senior Partnerships Manager


    Rachel Frost

    Telephone 01206 873791

    Email frostr@essex.ac.uk

    Responsible for:

    • Management of the Partnerships Team
    • Joint Academic Committee for the University of Suffolk

  • Jeanie Armstrong, Partnerships Manager (Development and Oversight)


    Jeanie Armstrong (0.8 fte)

    Telephone 01206 873825

    Email jarmst@essex.ac.uk

    Responsible for:

    • Oversight of all International Partnerships

  • Partnerships Manager (Development and Oversight)


    To be confirmed

    Telephone 01206 873840

    Responsible for:

    • Oversight of all UK Partnerships

  • Partnerships Manager


    To be confirmed

    Telephone 01206 873150

    Responsible for:

    • University of Suffolk partnership
    • Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust partnership
    • Writtle University College partnership
    • Procat partnership
    • Degree apprenticeships

  • Dawn Mott, Partnerships Manager


    Dawn Mott (0.8 fte)

    Telephone 01206 873123

    Email dmott@essex.ac.uk

    Responsible for:

    • Colchester Institute partnership
    • Edge Hotel School partnership
    • South Essex College partnership
    • Kaplan Open Learning partnership

  • Benjamin Taylor, Partnerships Manager


    Benjamin Taylor

    Telephone 01206 873030

    Email b.taylor@essex.ac.uk

    Responsible for:

    • Kaplan Singapore partnership
    • International link agreements (friendship and progression arrangements)

  • Charlotte Strohm, Partnerships Manager


    Charlotte Strohm (0.8 fte)

    Telephone 01206 873130

    Email cstrohm@essex.ac.uk

    Responsible for:

    • Kaplan International Colleges partnership

  • Charlotte Frost, Partnerships Officer


    Charlotte Frost

    Telephone 01206 872701

    Email clfrost@essex.ac.uk

    Responsible for:

    • UK and International partnership enquiries
    • North West University partnership
    • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts partnership
    • Link agreements
    • Supporting the Partnerships Education Committee
    • Due Diligence for new and existing partnerships

  • Allys Walker, Temporary Partnerships Assistant


    Allys Walker

    Telephone 01206 874865

    Email aw18827@essex.ac.uk

    Responsible for:

    • Support for partnerships activity

  • Dominic Micklewright, Dean of Partnerships


    Dominic Micklewright

    Telephone 012068 872869

    Email dpmick@essex.ac.uk


  • Allan Hildon, Deputy Dean of Partnerships


    Allan Hildon

    Telephone 01206 873846

    Email alhild@essex.ac.uk