Linda Hockley took up the position of Principal in May 2016 to deliver leadership on the University’s Scarborough campus.
Linda was brought up in Scarborough and has enjoyed a long career and a range of roles and responsibilities, initially in secondary teaching in London schools followed by a move into the HE sector, which brought her to Hull in 2000 where she worked on the Scarborough Campus for 11 years, firstly as a senior academic and latterly as head of school.
She led the implementation phase of the project to integrate services for students at Scarborough that set up the restructured Student Administrative Service and Campus Connect in 2009-10.
Linda moved to the Hull Campus in 2011 into the professional services arm as Director of Student Services. Her roles included overseeing careers and employability, registry services, student wellbeing, learning and welfare, visa support and Ask HU.