Meet the team

Director's Office

Name RolePhone Email 
Robin Halley Director of Global Marketing and Student Recruitment +44 (0)1970 62 1785 

Denise Morgan


Office Manager  +44 (0)1970 62 2065 


Digital and Print Publications

The Digital and Print Publications team is responsible for overseeing the University’s corporate and brand identity and managing its digital and print assets in support of student recruitment activities and the promotion of university research. The team consists of copywriters, graphic and web designers and a printing team, who create and develop a variety of traditional publications, marketing materials and digital media for events, marketing campaigns, social media and other online platforms.

Joe Smith Head of Digital and Print Publications  +44 (0) 1970 622489
Dafydd Davies Senior Graphic Designer +44 (0) 1970 622097 / 
Andrew McConochie Digital Print and Finishing Manager +44 (0) 1970 622067 / 
Dylan Thomas Web Designer +44 (0) 1970 622415

Carol Dery
(Tuesday-Friday only)

Digital and Print Copywriter  +44 (0) 1970 622479  
Nia Jones 
Digital and Print Copywriter  +44 (0) 1970 628542 
Meilyr Hughes Digital Printer Operator and Print Finisher +44 (0) 1970 621827 / 
Rhodri Davies Digital Printer Operator and Print Finisher +44 (0) 1970 628411 / 




The Events Team is responsible for the organisation and development of a programme of University-hosted events that support our broad corporate mission and enhance our profile. These include University Open Days, Applicant Visiting Days, Graduation Week and Big Welcome Weekend and Orientation Week. In addition to on-campus events, the team also oversees the organisation and development of externally hosted events including the National and Urdd Eisteddfod and the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show.

Sarah Bizby Head of Events +44 (0) 1970 628646 
Eurgain Evans Events Manager +44 (0) 1970 628653 
Heledd Hawkins  Events Officer  +44 (0) 1970 622650 
Helen Stockley  Senior Events Officer  +44 (0) 1970 622545  
Danielle Kirk  Logistical Assistant  
Meinir Jones  Logistical Assistant  


Global Opportunities

The Global Opportunities team offers Aberystwyth students an exciting range of options to go overseas as part of their degree. From short courses, volunteering, work or internship opportunities for one semester or a whole year abroad studying at one of our partner universities. The team manages the partnership relationships and the funding streams that help make overseas experiences possible.

Global Opportunities also work to facilitate a short-term Aberystwyth experience for hundreds of students from around the world. These students can be self-funded, funded by their institution, or fee-free as part of an agreement that facilitates student exchanges between universities. They may come to Aberystwyth for a short course, a summer school, a semester or a whole year. 

Marian Gray Head of Global Opportunities +44 (0) 1970 622908
Pamela Heidt Global Opportunities Operations Manager +44 (0) 1970 628719
Cathy Piquemal 

Global Opportunities Development Manager 

+44 (0) 1970 622864  
Sarah Hosker 

Global Opportunities Officer

+44 (0) 1970 622364 
Helena Anderson 

Global Opportunities Officer 

+44 (0) 1970 622364  

International Recruitment and Development

The International Recruitment and Development (IRD) team is responsible for meeting the University’s strategic goals of increasing student recruitment from outside the UK and engaging in development opportunities that enhance the University’s reputation overseas. The IRD team works in the following ways:

  • liaising with academic departments to understand their recruitment priorities and work collaboratively in international campaigns/activities
  • attending recruitment fairs overseas to meet prospective students 
  • managing our relationships with education advisers by providing training, marketing materials and appropriate incentives
  • working in partnership with other organisations to help achieve our goals for recruitment and/or profile building
  • responding to international student enquiries and assisting them with the application process
  • nurturing our relationships with specific international alumni networks in collaboration with the Development and Alumni Relations Office.

Harriet Howse Head of International Recruitment and Development  +44 (0) 1970 628499  
Samantha Windows Regional Manager
+44 (0)1970 62 1997
Giles Jacobs Regional Manager  
Andrew Dolloway Academic Project Support Officer +44 (0)1970 62 2183
Meritza Hengari Regional Officer +44 (0)1970 62 2364
Jackie Jarocki Regional Officer  +44 (0) 1970 622367 
Jack Coates  Regional Officer 
Xiaohan Zhang  China Regional Office  +86 025 86225518 

Jennifer Zhai 

Maryann Vargis  

Malaysia Regional Office    +6016 980 2770 

Rishka Ashok Kumar   
Dasshany Paramassivam 

Marketing Campaigns

The Marketing Campaigns Team oversees the development and delivery of the campaigns which run throughout the annual student recruitment cycle in the context of the University’s marketing and student recruitment strategy. These include:

  • advertising – lead generation: initiating interest in UG and PG study (includes Clearing campaign), social media paid-for advertising, and managing 3rd party advertising relationships, e.g. UCAS, The Student Room, Whatuni
  • direct marketing - targeting prospective students (UG and PG) through a range of different media formats (email, postal, digital)
  • UG and PG conversion campaigns - through a range of media (email, postal, digital)
  • interactive marketing – providing prospective students and applicants with opportunities to engage with current students and staff through events such as online open days, telethons, live chat.

Anwen Roberts-Jones
Head of Marketing Campaigns  +44 (0) 1970 622046
Angharad Evans
Marketing Campaigns Manager +44 (0) 1970 622243
Sulwen Richards Marketing Campaigns Coordinator  +44 (0) 1970 622651


Student Recruitment and Widening Participation

Our Student Recruitment and Widening Participation Team provides higher education advice and guidance.

Members of our team can visit your school or college free of charge to talk about all aspects of applying to higher education.  The team travels extensively throughout the UK and are available throughout the year to support students, advisers and parents. 

Whether you want us to come to you or would prefer to see our facilities for yourself, our team is here to provide you with helpful information about progressing to higher education. 

Nia Gwyndaf Head, Student Recruitment and Widening Participation +44 (0) 1970 622141

Teleri Lewis

(On Maternity Leave)

Widening Participation Manager +44 (0) 1970 628786
Kylie Evans Scholarships Manager  +44 (0) 1970 622924
Dewi Phillips Partnership Development Manager +44 (0) 1970 621735
Tamas Gyorgy Student Insight Manager +44 (0) 1970 628595  
Laura Hill Student Recruitment Officer (South England) +44 (0) 1970 619730  
Lily Wearden   Student Recruitment Officer (North England) +44 (0) 1970 619729  

Dafydd Morse

(Monday -Tuesday only)

Student Recruitment Officer +44 (0) 1970 628461
Robin Lovatt  Student Recruitment Officer  +44 (0) 1970 622681  
Elen Roach  Student Recruitment Assistant 
Sion Jones  Academic Partnership Officer  +44 (0) 1970 628541