As a Global Student Opportunities Assistant, Emma Poxon supports Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC) students through all stages of the progression process, helping to ensure their smooth transition to NTU. This includes being the point of contact for student queries and supporting the organisation of annual transition events aimed at increasing NTIC students’ sense of belonging to NTU and preparing them for their university studies.
Emma has sought out university-based roles through throughout her Psychology BSc and MA Person-Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice studies. This has included acting as a mentor to first year psychology students, working as a student ambassador for her undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and working as a Student Engagement Associate. All these roles were centred around student experience and support. After graduating from her master’s, Emma began a role at the University of Nottingham as a Student Recruitment Support Administrator for the science faculty, this involved supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students from the pre-applicant to applicant stages, as well as being responsible for CELE applicants, processing CAS for all students, and managing postgraduate research mathematics applications from an admissions perspective. Emma continues to voluntarily offer counselling individuals for free via the Human Flourishing Project alongside her current role at NTU.