The External Relations Directorate comprises the following teams:

  • UK/EU Recruitment and Widening Access & Admissions
  • Recruitment & International Relations Team
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Communications Team
  • Business Support
  • Development and Alumni
  • Short Courses
  • Confucius Institute

Our Mission: to enhance the University’s profile and reputation both locally and globally, and support the University in achieving its strategic objectives through:

  • the development of innovative policy and approaches for recruiting and admitting a high quality diverse student body
  • management of institutional brand and reputation
  • securing philanthropic resources for agreed institutional priorities
  • engaging with all key external stakeholders from prospective students to our alumni community and important influencer audiences
  • attracting and prompting research strengths and institutional partnership