Explore University Team

Below are the key staff from each of the four universities involved in Explore University. Click on a photo to send that person an email:

Rachel Brookes
Widening Participation Officer
Harper Adams University

Rachel is taking the lead in the Explore University project for Harper Adams University, working closing with the Universities two local primary schools and arranging the events both on and off campus. Rachel has also been involved in developing this website.

Amy Allen
Senior Outreach Officer & Black Country Children's University Manager
University of Wolverhampton

Amy's role includes engagement with Black Country primary schools and the coordination of the University of Wolverhampton's 'Children's University' programme. Within this project Amy will be responsible for organising the events for the target primary schools and working with data coordinators to collect and analyse information concerning the impact and extent of our engagement.

Nick Muir
Widening Participation Officer
Keele University

Nick is responsible for Keele's work with primary schools and leading the Explore University project at Keele University; working with the University's two local primary schools. Nick is liaises with the partner schools to arrange visit days and events that form part of the project.

Donna Copley
CRM and Progression Officer
Staffordshire University

Donna's role involves the management of a wide range of projects and Explore University is part of the University's primary work. Donna works closely with a small team to ensure that the project is successful and this involves liaising with collaborative colleagues and our two partner schools (Harpfield Academy and Flash Ley Primary School). Donna also work with academic colleagues to provide workshops that will inform and inspire Year 5 and Year 6 pupils at the two events that occur throughout the year.