Elliot Newstead, Student Recruitment Manager, University of Leicester
Elliot has recently been appointed as Student Recruitment Manager at the University of Leicester overseeing Open Days, UCAS Visit Days, School and College Liaison as well as UCAS Exhibitions. Elliot’s previous role at Leicester involved developing strategic partnerships between the University and partner schools/colleges in London to support recruitment and widening participation. He has been a HELOA Midlands member since 2009 (with a 9 month break in 2012/13!) and as Group Chair, Elliot works with his committee to co-ordinate the activity of the group and provides regular updates to members through monthly digest e-mails.
Group Vice-Chair, Training and Partnerships (two posts)
Emma Clowes, Schools and Colleges Liaison Officer, University of Derby
Emma works as a Schools and Colleges Liaison Officer at the University of Derby, writing and delivering recruitment strategies and working closely with schools and colleges across the country. In her role as Midlands Vice-Chair (Training and Partnerships), Emma helps plan and deliver sessions at various Midlands training events, in addition to developing partnerships with relevant organisations to ensure members are receiving the best training content possible.
Julian Robertson, Student Recruitment Officer, University of Leicester
Julian currently works as a Student Recruitment Officer at University of Leicester. He has been a HELOA member since 2015. In his role as Midlands Vice-Chair (Training and Partnerships), Julian is responsible for planning and delivery of both the annual Midlands Training Day and the Networking and Development Day. Julian is keen to ensure the group provides training sessions aimed at both experienced and new practitioners, to ensure an active and engaged membership in the future.
Group Vice-Chair, Administration
Jonathan Niewiadomski, Student Recruitment Marketing Officer, Keele University
Jonathan works as a Student Recruitment Marketing Officer at Keele University, acting as a Faculty link for Natural Sciences and working in school and college liaison. As Midlands Vice-Chair (Administration), Jonathan is responsible for organising and administering the group meetings and recording the minutes. In addition, Jonathan manages elections for group committee vacancies, as well as supporting the committee in their work.
Web and Marketing Officer
Rowan Triffitt, Lead Schools Liaison Coordinator, Nottingham Trent University
Rowan currently manages the Schools Liaison Team at Nottingham Trent University and has been a HELOA member since 2008. Rowan is the HELOA Midlands Web and Marketing Officer. The main duty he conducts is to design and distribute the annual Open Days poster, which can be seen in sixth forms and colleges across the UK. Rowan also heads up the East Midlands UCAS committee which arranges where the East Midlands UCAS Exhibition will be held each year.