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As a committee we are always looking for new ways to develop and deliver fantastic training and events for our members. If you have any training or information request please let Jonny know at jonathan.atkinson@liverpool.ac.uk

Likewise, if you are an education professional, related organisation or are not a member but work in a HEI, get in touch with any suggestions or requests. We’ll be happy to talk to you about the work we do to support HE progression across the region and any future opportunities to collaborate.

Group Chair

Jonathan Atkinson, Student Recruitment Officer, University of Liverpool
Email: Jonathan.Atkinson@liverpool.ac.uk 

Jonny Atkinson

Jonny has been a member of HELOA since 2013 and is currently a Student Recruitment Officer at the University of Liverpool. He was the regional Vice Chair (Training) from 2015-2017. He has previously held roles at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Edge Hill University and Newcastle University.

As Chair, Jonny is responsible for representing the region at the HELOA UK committee meetings, advocating for our members and supporting the regional Vice Chairs.

Jonny is happy to receive your questions and suggestions, and learn of new development opportunities for our members.

Group Vice-Chair, Training and Partnerships

Nadine Shanahan, Education Liaison Assistant, Edge Hill University
Email: Nadine.Shanahan@edgehill.ac.uk

Nadine Shanahan

Nadine has been a member of HELOA since joining Edge Hill University’s Student Recruitment Team in 2016. Nadine is the Vice Chair (Training and Partnerships) for the North West and Northern Ireland group. Her responsibilities include the organisation of training and development activities for other members of HELOA . Nadine also works alongside Anna, developing relationships with external partners for meetings and training sessions. If you have any requests or ideas for potential training or partnerships opportunities feel free to contact the team.

Group Vice-Chair, Training and 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.