External Relations

Your in-house marketing, recruitment, media, events, and communications experts.

We bring to life our people and our stories to showcase our extraordinary University.

We are empowered to do so using our expertise in design, print, photography, video, web, social media, internal communications, media relations, public affairs, events and much more.

Contact details for individual staff members are available on the contacts page.

To find out more about our services, visit the different areas below.

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Communications and Advocacy

Press Office, Global and Political Affairs and Internal Communications.

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Digital and Marketing

Student Recruitment Marketing, Corporate and Research Marketing, Digital, Web, Photography and Brand and Design.

Student helpers sat outside Portland Building on an open day

Student Recruitment

Enquiries, Admissions, International Recruitment, Widening Participation and Outreach.

Musicians at Lakeside Arts

Lakeside Arts

The University’s professional arts programme offering performances, exhibitions, workshops and talks.

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Global Engagement

Teaching Partnerships, Student Mobility, International Strategy and EU Referendum.

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Institute for Policy and Engagement

Putting our research at the forefront of shaping public policy and dialogue.

Helen Pennack, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Our mission is to be a well-respected team of experts which delivers results, exceeds expectations and provides an outstanding service to all our audiences. Our vision is to deliver communications, marketing partnerships and recruitment activity which recruits the brightest minds and engages audiences with our extraordinary world.

External Relations Strategy, 2018–2020

Helen Pennack
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer


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