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​​Marketing & External Relations Department


The Marketing and External Relations department, based at Sighthill campus, is responsible for building our reputation, promoting our academic excellence, sharing our student experience, highlighting our research and innovation, driving our fundraising ambition and ensuring we engage with our alumni.  

We develop and implement a comprehensive strategy across 4 teams that drives awareness, engagement and advocacy for the University, enhancing its impact regionally, nationally and internationally.

Geoff Day, the University’s “head storyteller” leads the team, which includes branding experts, fundraisers, events specialists, marketers, analysts, alumni professionals, journalists, film makers, designers, digital specialists, issues management experts, social media specialists and other creative communications navigators.

Marketing and External Relations is made up of four distinct teams:

  1. ​Marketing
  2. Communications
  3. Creative
  4. Development and Alumni

Our goal is to be a well-respected team of experts which delivers results, exceeds expectations and provides an outstanding service to all our audiences by delivering communications, marketing partnerships and development activity which attracts the brightest minds engaging all of our audiences with our extraordinary work.

Our guiding principles

§  creativity

§  agility

§  drive

§  collaboration

§  integrity

§  engagement