Student Engagement Team

The team are here to ensure that you are happy at Blackburn University Centre and engaged successfully with your studies. We provide pastoral support, offering advice and techniques to cope with the common pressures associated with studying at Higher Education level.

Student Engagement Team offer advice on the following topics:

Time Management Skills

Assistance will be provided in relation to using diary systems to manage time and develop a study/life balance. General strategies will be presented to plan and make more effective use of time.

Organisation Skills

Students will receive direction on systematic approaches to organisation.

Exam Preparation

Covering top tips to prepare for and maximise the students’ performance in examinations. The focus will be on practical advice as well as dealing with emotional and psychological factors.

Meet The Team

Becky Skarratts Becky SkarrattsHead of Student SupportT:01254 292202 M: 07581 027932


Gemma Irving Gemma IrvingHE Student Engagement Co-ordinatorT: 01254 292895 M: 07794 492561

Terry King Terry KingHE Student Engagement OfficerT: 01254 292144 M: 07971 275298

Jacqueline Rimmer Jacqueline RimmerHE Student Engagement OfficerT: 01254 292829 M: 07961 298531

Zara Eccles Zara EcclesHE Student Engagement OfficerT: 01254 292423 M: 07960 062741