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SEAS Cornwall

We're a team which covers all functions of SEAS and are based on the Penryn campus in the Peter Lanyon Building (PL A068).

We're responsible for:

  • The Career Zone space in the Exchange Building, providing a student reception and space to hold appointments, drop ins and events.
  • Employer and alumni focused events such as careers fairs, Pint'n'Pasties, alumni panels and other opportunities for students to engage with employers and alumni.
  • Employer engagement locally and regionally, we work to build connections with local employers and increase the number of part-time, placement, internship and graduate roles available for our students.
  • Supporting academics and students with their placement modules through timetabled sessions, 1 to 1 support and online resources.
  • Providing career information, advice and guidance to students through 1 to 1 appointments, timetabled sessions and extra-curricular workshops.
  • Extra-curricular employability schemes such as Global Leaders, Gateways to Careers, Green Consultants, The Exeter Award and Grand Challenges, find a full list here.
  • Support for residential field trips such as booking travel, accommodation and activities.

SEAS Cornwall Manager

Francesca (Chez) Crickmere

I have worked in the SEAS Cornwall team since 2017, starting in a placements focused role, moving to a wider employer engagement role and now as SEAS Cornwall Manager. I'm incredibly proud of our expert and dedicated team in Cornwall who care deeply about the service they provide to students, staff, alumni and employers. If you have any questions about our team or feedback, please do contact me on Teams, email or by phone:


Phone: 01326 259316


Name Responsibility 
Andy Major Employer Engagement & Events Co-Ordinator
Vacant Employer Engagement Support Officer (Placements)
Ellie Bisson-Brewer Employer Engagement Support Officer (Events) (Maternity leave until Feb 25)
Sarah Hambury Employer Engagement Support Officer  (Events & Placements)
Laura Gallagher Employer Engagement Administrator
Jess Merivale-Perry Employer Engagement Administrator
Holly Goldsworthy Employer Engagement Administrator
Name Responsibility 
Kayleigh Sandercock Programme and Global Employability Officer
Bill Thompson Field Trips Co-ordinator
Rachel Scofield Global Opportunities and Field Trip Support Officer
Sara Carella-Lyne Global Opportunities and Field Trip Support Officer
Name Responsibility
Sharron Curtis Career Zone Officer
Name Responsibility
Sunny Lalli Employability & Careers Consultant 
Laura Bevans
Employability & Careers Consultant
Nicky Hutchinson Employability & Careers Consultant
Rachel Coombes Employability & Careers Consultant (Career break until Sept 2024)
Ben Toulson Employability & Careers Consultant (Placements)
Dave Gyll-Murray Employability & Placement Advisor (Placements)
Richard Prest Employability & Placement Advisor (Placements)
Helen Power Employability & Placement Advisor (HASS Placements)
Rachel Haddy Employability & Placement Advisor (Skills)