This new role will be instrumental to continuing Bath’s successful track record in graduate employability and student experience, forging strong partnerships within and beyond the university, helping to maintain Bath’s excellent reputation. Helen will report to Ian Blenkharn, Director of Education and Student Services.

Helen has considerable management and leadership experience in the HE sector having worked as Assistant Director in the Careers Service at the University of Edinburgh, and previously at the University of Warwick where she held a number of roles.

Helen said: “I am delighted to join the university at such a pivotal time, working with colleagues across the different functions, to realise an exciting and ambitious vision for student success.”

Ian Blenkharn said: “We are hugely excited to welcome Helen to the University of Bath, particularly in light of the excellent work she had been leading at the University of Edinburgh. This is a really important role for the University while we seek to continue our outstanding record of student success and highly-skilled employment, while also seeking to innovate in the way we deliver and coordinate services for students.”