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Media Relations

The Media Relations team promotes the University, its staff, and their work to the wider public through the media. We are the public face of the University and are responsible for protecting and enhancing the University‚Äôs reputation.

We draft media releases, record podcasts, take pictures and produce statements. We also offer advice on how you should approach interviews with journalists to ensure you get your message across accurately, concisely and with impact.

Our services


Job titleNameTelephoneEmail
Head of Media Relations Alistair Keely 01904 322153

Deputy Head of Media Relations

Samantha Martin 07385341616
Deputy Head of Media Relations (maternity cover) Shelley Hughes  01904 323918

Out of hours

For urgent queries outside office hours contact Security Services and ask for the Duty Press Officer:

  • Security Services
    01904 32 3333