Elly joined Uniac through the Association of Heads of University Administration (AHUA)’s Ambitious Futures Graduate Leadership Scheme in 2019. Prior to this, she worked within widening participation at Newcastle University.

Elly holds a first-class honours degree in Sociology with Philosophy and gained experience within the education sector during a work placement year. She is currently completing a master’s in Education and Business.

Being a dual-heritage woman, Elly is passionate about underrepresented voices within the sector. Since joining Uniac, she has built a strong profile in audits related to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) due to these personal interests. Elly is also a careers mentor at a local University.

Elly is Uniac’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion specialist for staff and students. She also has expertise in wider student and staff experience reviews, including wellbeing.

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