Philip Wagg

Recruitment Development Officer

School of Justice, Security and Sustain

I previously worked on the UK Recruitment Team at Staffordshire University for three years, account managing key contacts, and designing and delivering recruitment and outreach activities to schools and colleges across the UK.  I also have four years experience as a guitar teacher, delivering lessons to children and adults.  Prior to working at the university, I had eight years experience in account management and business change management in the insurance industry.

Academic qualifications

  • BA Politics and International Politics (Keele University)
  • MA International Relations with distinction (Staffordshire University)


  • Public Speaking
  • Outreach Delivery
  • Coaching/Supporting/Mentoring
  • Account Management

Enterprise and commercial interests

As part of the Institute of Policing, I work in partnership with regional police forces to deliver the Police Education and Qualifications Framework (PEQF).  The PEQF outlines the qualifications required of all new police officers and is integral to the recruitment process of our partners.  The programmes that we onboard represented 750 students enrolled at Staffordshire university between June 2019 – June 2020

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020