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Behind the Scenes: Arrivals Weekend

The first weekend in October sees thousands of new and returning students arrive on campus to start, or continue, their University life. It’s a really exciting time for everyone involved but it wouldn’t happen without the hard work of staff from many teams across the University.

Want to know more about what goes on behind the scenes to make it all run so smoothly? Take a look at our videos and staff profiles to find out more...


Watch Lisa Dodd-Mayne, John Pitman, Alex Gray and Ben Nicholson talk about their involvement in welcoming students, in our series of videos.


Read on for more about Arrivals Weekend 2016 from just some of the people who made it happen.

Faye Neivens

Faye Neivens: International Student Experience Coordinator

Helen Morris

Helen Morris: Marketing and Media Sales Co-ordinator

Jo Ramsey

Jo Ramsay: Induction Administrator

Kate Pearson

Reverend Kate Pearson: Anglican Chaplain

Tracey Grant

Tracey Grant: Senior Warden

Matthew Scott

Matthew Scott: Accommodation Manager

Esther Meiniger

Esther Meininger: Student Support Manager

Despina and Kathryn

Kathryn Fisher and Despina Weber: Disability Co-ordinators

Anthony Avery

Anthony Avery: Senior Production Manager


Kim Adams: Academic Programmes Manager


Nuala Clarke: Postgraduate
Community Engagement Officer/
Resident Tutor


Catherine Eaton-Brown: Sports Engagement Assistant and Resident Tutor


See our photo gallery from the 2016 weekend.