University of Bath

Laura Andrews Head of Events

Responsible for raising the profile of events across the University.

Role

Laura joined the University of Bath as the Head of Events in 2016. As the University’s specialist in events management, Laura advises and supports departments with running events.

Her key areas of focus are:

  • increasing the University’s capacity to run professional events
  • project managing key strategic events such as;
    • virtual and face-to-face events aimed at attracting students to the University
    • public engagement events
    • research focused events
  • overseeing the events and ceremonies team who organise Open Days and Graduation Ceremonies

Career

Laura has over 16 years’ experience in the events industry, having previously worked for the Soil Association, the Audit Commission, the Ordnance Survey and BBL Events, organising events for Microsoft. She has organised a wide variety of events including conferences, exhibitions, award ceremonies and large-scale outdoor events and festivals.

Education

Laura has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath. She also has a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) diploma in Marketing.