Phillipa Mckelvie


School of Justice, Security and Sustainability

Prior to joining Staffordshire University, I spent 16 years serving as a Police Officer for Gloucestershire Constabulary. I have a wide range of experience in many policing roles including Neighborhood Policing, Response, Custody and Criminal Justice. Highlights of my career were helping to deliver a safe 2012 Olympic Games and G7 summit in St Ives 2021.


The last 4 years of my service were spent in Learning and Development where I helped to implement elements of the Police Education Qualifications 

Academic qualifications

  • Level 5 Professional Certificate in Education in Post Compulsory Education and Training
  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021