External relations

Business and government

Research and Knowledge Transfer provides advice, guidance and support to help academic staff who would like to work with businesses and/or government for research collaborations, consultancy, funding opportunities, or student placements and projects.

Visit the collaborating with partners page for more information.


Communication and Marketing Services manages the University’s internal and external communication functions and provides information and guidance on its site to support media coverage of the University's activities, organisation of events, production of printed publicity material, management and design of the University website, and strategic and tactical marketing support for the University.

Alumni and supporters

The Development and Alumni Relations team helps the University build long-term relationships with its alumni and other supporters.


Our Global Engagement and Development division is responsible for delivering the objectives of the University's Internationalisation Strategy, including managing international partnerships. Education and Student Experience manage our international student recruitment and study abroad.

Student recruitment

Support services to assist with student recruitment are provided by Admissions, the Marketing Office and UK Student Recruitment and Outreach.