Heather has been at Leeds College of Music since 1998 and has a detailed knowledge of funding systems for both Further and Higher Education.
Along with her colleague, Heather works within Student Services and manages all the processes to ensure that students pay the correct fees and that all the available funding reaches the students. Heather manages the conservatoire’s business relationship with the Student Loans Company. She also provides advice by email, phone and drop-in, on all fees and funding matters to students, applicants, and their parents.
Heather is passionate about ensuring, wherever possible, that all applicants with the ability and talent are able to access their preferred course whatever their financial circumstances.
Prior to working at Leeds College of Music she worked as a Programme Manager for Adult Education in inner city Leeds. She has also worked as a Placement Officer for the YMCA, and as a Youth Training Officer for the Clothing and Allied Products Industry Training Board.
Heather has a BA in Education and Community studies.