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Louise and the committee would be delighted to hear from colleagues across both regions who aren’t currently HELOA members.  Likewise, if you are a teacher and advisor working within a school or college and would like to find out more about the Association and the work we do to support schools, colleges and HE professionals within the North West & Northern Ireland, then please do not hesitate to contact Louise via the below email address.

Group Chair

Louise Carr, Student Recruitment Officer, University of Liverpool
Email: louise.carr@liverpool.ac.uk


Louise has been a member of HELOA since 2007 when she was employed by the School and College Liaison team at the University of Leicester. In March 2014 she joined the University of Liverpool’s UK Recruitment team as a Student Recruitment Officer. Louise became chair of the North West & Northern Ireland group in March 2015.


Group Vice-Chair, Training

Jonny Atkinson, Student Recruitment Officer, University of Liverpool
Email: jonathan.atkinson@liverpool.ac.uk

Jonny-AtkinsonJonny joined HELOA in November 2013. He first worked for Newcastle University as a Graduate Ambassador in 2008 and returned to HE as part of the Education Liaison Team at Edge Hill University. Following some time at UCLAN, he now works at the University of Liverpool as a Student Recruitment Officer. Jonny is the Vice-Chair (Training) for the North West and Northern Ireland group, with responsibility for organising the group’s annual training day and providing a training element for each meeting. If you experience great training that you think others would benefit from and/or have any training requests Jonny would be really interested to hear from you.

Group Vice-Chair, Partnerships

Anna Wooley, Widening Participation Officer, Edge Hill University
Email: anna.wooley@edgehill.ac.uk

Anna WooleyAnna joined the Student Recruitment Team at Edge Hill University in 2015 and is the Widening Participation Officer. Anna took up the role of Vice Chair (Partnerships) in June 2016 and her responsibilities include developing links and partnerships with a range of associations and organisations, supporting the Vice Chair of Training by arranging speakers for group meetings, and developing the North West and Northern Ireland HELOA group profile. During her term in office, Anna would like to build and develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders relating to the higher education sector. If you have any suggestions for partnerships that may be of benefit to the group, please don’t hesitate to contact Anna at the above email address.

Group Vice-Chair, Administration

Jessica Richmond, Future U Outreach Officer, University of Central Lancashire
Email: jrichmond3@uclan.ac.uk

Jess has been an active member of HELOA since joining the Student Recruitment Team at Edge Hill University in 2014 and is the Education Liaison Officer for Lancashire and Cumbria. Jess took up the role of Vice Chair (Administration) in October 2015 and her responsibilities include the organisation and reporting of the group meetings, elections and providing support to other North West and Northern Ireland Committee members.