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Contact the Press Office

The communications team is responsible for the University's news and is the first point of contact for all media enquiries. This work includes:

  • generating news releases
  • liaising with the media
  • monitoring the University's presence in the media
  • working with staff on a wide range of public relations issues.

We also produce the weekly University Update newsletter.


Journalists can contact the team on

Gary Martin

Communications Officer
T: 01642 342473 | E:

David Roberts

Communications Officer
T: 01642 342947 | E:

Amy Steadward

Communications Co-ordinator
T: 01642 384264 | E:

Sarah Hughes

Communications Co-ordinator - social & digital media
T: 01642 738401 | E: