Melanie Smith

Widening Participation Manager


Melanie is one of the three WP managers in the team and oversees the management of the WP summer schools and a wide variety of on-campus events for schools and visiting groups such as Lift-Off and the Social Mobility Foundation. She is also responsible for the new School Partnership Scheme ‘Your Ed’. She is the main liaison between the WP team and the University's College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science (CAHSS). Oversees the WP team's communications work and is an Equality & Diversity Trainer and a fully trained Stonewall Ally.

Click on the links below for more information about Melanie's work within the team:

University Academic Staff Liaison

Sutton Trust Summer School

Other WP Projects

Partnership WP Projects

Responsibilities & affiliations

Co-chair WP Practitioners Group

Member of WP Strategy Implementation Group

Member of HELOA

Member of Scottish Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (SUALL)  Widening Participation in Higher Education Subgroup