What Are You Most Proud of in 2013?

I was asked that question this week in a Q&A session whilst on a visit to Marketing, Communications and Recruitment. It caught me short, so I bought some time by responding ‘personally or professionally?’ since I knew the answer to the ‘personally’. But, it is still a really tough question. In an organisation as big, …

May Fest 2013

On Saturday 18th May, University Park felt at least as busy as any ‘normal’ day during term. It was May Fest and that meant many thousands of visitors of all ages were with us. Every year this community open day gets bigger and better: partly because year on year the number of visitors increases; partly because year …

Staff and Student Engagement

In any large and complex organisation developing effective communication channels is important; striving constantly to improve them is essential. I have found that in assignments with other big organisations, for example when Chair of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body, and on various NHS assignments. It is also true of our University, which by any …