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Group Chair

Steph Coogans, University of Chichester
Marketing Manager
Tel: 01243 816443                                                                                                                     Email: s.coogans@chi.ac.uk

My career has always been in education marketing. I started as a Communications and School Liaison Officer at a college for three years which included being responsible for outreach activity, press and PR, advertising and events. This then led to taking up the role of Marketing Campaigns Officer at the University of Portsmouth for another three years where my main focus was UG marketing campaigns, organising Open Days and managing student ambassadors. Continuing my love for HE, I originally came to Chichester in 2016 as a Marketing Officer and was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2018 where I now oversee all marketing elements of the University’s student recruitment strategy with my main focus on open days.

Group Vice-Chair, Membership and Comms

Chris Rogers, University of Chichester
Student Recruitment and Outreach Manager
Email: C.Rogers@chi.ac.uk

My past roles have always been supporting young people., I started my career as a youth worker for 11 years, supporting young people through informal education opportunities. I then moved to working in schools supporting those with specific identified for 3 years. Continuing my passion for supporting young people I joined Chichester in 2016 as School and College Engagement Officer and since 2020 as Student Recruitment and Outreach Manager. I now oversee our recruitment and outreach activity particularly engagement with schools and colleges including higher education fairs and supporting the local education community with all things HE.

Group Vice Chair (Training & Partnerships)

Mel Lawrence, University of Brighton