Student Recruitment & Admissions

Who we are

Details of our teams and staff in Student Recruitment and Admissions.

Rebecca Gaukroger

Director

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Gayle Habbershaw

PA to Director/Deputy Director

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Shawn Coulman

Communications Officer

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Admissions

The Admissions Team develops fair and transparent admissions policies and procedures to support prospective students in their application to the University.

Ian Sutherland

Head of Admissions

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Gillian Simmons

Policy & Projects Manager

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Gemma Docherty

Admissions Operations Officer

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Induction Team

The Induction Team work to coordinate, enhance and deliver pre-arrival and welcome resources and activities for new students.

Jenni Murray

Student Induction Coordinator

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Lesley Dobson

Student Induction Coordinator

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Chris Sim

Pre-arrival & Induction Assistant

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Postgraduate Recruitment

The Postgraduate Recruitment Team helps prospective students to make informed choices about taught and research-based study opportunities, and supports good practice in postgraduate recruitment across the University.

Clare Mackay

Head of Postgraduate Recruitment

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Jane Johnston

Head of Postgraduate Recruitment

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Kristin Sargeant

Postgraduate Recruitment Manager (EU)

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Doug Thompson

Postgraduate Recruitment Manager (EU)

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Liz Dobson-McKittrick

Postgraduate Recruitment Manager (Projects & Events)

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Clara Pirie

Student Recruitment Officer

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Jazmine Tamplin

Administrative Assistant

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Undergraduate Recruitment

The Undergraduate Recruitment Team provide a professional information and advice service to prospective UK and EU applicants, and their advisers, to enable them to make informed choices about the University of Edinburgh and higher education in general. The team also work with colleagues across the University to coordinate and support recruitment activity.

Claire Forsman

Head of Undergraduate Recruitment

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Jonathan Holland

Senior Student Recruitment Officer

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Andrew Burnie

Student Recruitment Officer

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Colin T McLean

Student Recruitment Officer

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Rachael Smithson

Student Recruitment Officer

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Steph Harkes

UG Recruitment Intern

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Widening Participation

Widening Participation (WP) is at the heart of our agenda. The WP team are committed to educational opportunity, increasing diversity and raising aspirations through a range of evidence led outreach for prospective and current students.

Laura Cattell

Head of Widening Participation / Deputy Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions

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Dr Neil Speirs

Senior Widening Participation Officer

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Lesley Stokes

Senior Widening Participation Officer

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Melanie Smith

Widening Participation Officer

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Aoife Keenan

Widening Participation Officer

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Susan Deas

WP Events Officer

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Matthew McGovern

Information and Evaluation Officer

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Rob Davies

ACES Project Officer

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Clair Murray

Widening Participation Graduate Intern

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