Grace Idle


I coordinate and deliver School Staff & Student events and oversee the event timeline for the School each year.

My key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the Director of Admissions in delivery of School Open Days
  • Coordinating and delivering the Schools’ events communication and activities to raise the research, impact and public engagement profile of the School
  • Supporting the Director of Student Education and Student Interns in coordinating and delivering community based student events to promote a sense of belonging for the students in the School 
  • Supporting the Student Education Team with annual student induction events
  • Working with colleagues in the School, the Faculty Communications Manager and University Press Officers to support the promotion of academic activities and amplify any media opportunities, sourcing stories and copy for school websites
  • Contributing to the Schools' website and social media presence via regularly updating relevant websites and social media
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of a bank of case studies for use in newsletters, promotional literature, press, social media and on the website
  • Maintaining a database of external links with international academic institutions and with non-academic organisations, national and international, for use by senior management
  • Producing statistical and analytical reports on social science activities/events and funding, manipulating data to identify gaps, patterns and trends
  • Organising and servicing interdisciplinary events, meetings with external visitors, committees and groups as appropriate, including following up on agreed action points; 
  • Facilitating School conferences and events, including evenings/weekends