Freya Cookson

Content Designer


Freya is a Content Designer working on continuous improvement projects in the Prospective Student Web Content team. She works as part of a multi-disciplinary design team that practices human-centred design to improve the digital experience for new students.

She has a BA (Hons) philosophy degree from University of York and MSc marketing degree from the University of Strathclyde. Before a career change into content design, Freya worked in a marketing role at the University of Aberdeen and most recently as a copywriter at a digital brand agency.

Invited speaker

ContentEd conference, 3rd November 2022

  • Breakout session speaker: 'Writing content for non native speakers: why the 'write in plain English' rule matters'

Content Folks, 23rd February 2023 

  • Speaker at an online content design meet-up


Scottish Web Folk, August 2022

  • My team and I delivered a group presentation about our project with the University's Student Immigration Service

Find out about the work I've been involved in by reading the Prospective Student Web Content Team's  blog. 

Blog posts by Freya Cookson