External Relations

Marketing and Communications

The Marketing and Communications Office consists of the Marketing, Digital Engagement and Communications teams. 


We are responsible for marketing the external profile of the University across a range of channels. We manage the development of the brand identity for the University including the creative, content and design elements, as well overseeing marketing campaigns for student recruitment and the University’s research reputation campaigns. We also offer in-house expertise for insight and consumer research, content production, social media and digital design, as well as audio and video production. 


Digital Engagement

We are responsible for the performance and effectiveness of the University’s digital engagement channels, including our website, our apps and other emerging digital platforms, to ensure we are always relevant for our internal and external users. We offer in-house expertise in user experience, digital accessibility and optimisation, architecture and system management, as well as user support and training.

Key Citizens

Stuart Hainsworth - Deputy Director of Digital Engagement
Gavin Mangan - Digital Manager



We are responsible for both internal communications and external communications. This includes digital, events, news and announcements. The Communications Team includes the Press Office which provides a central source for media enquiries, both proactively by contacting journalists about our latest news and research and also reactively by providing expert commentators on a daily basis. We're also responsible for leading and co-ordinating the University’s key public and internal events including our Graduation ceremonies.

Key Citizens

Emma Bridge - Deputy Director of Communications
Mina Sharma - Press Relations Manager
Aboo Aboobaker - Corporate Events Manager


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