Welcome to External Relations

Cathy Gilbert

Cathy Gilbert

Director of External Relations

“External Relations delivers the University of Birmingham to the world, and contributes to the success of the University. Our innovative work engages with diverse audiences to build purposeful relationships, enables prospective students to make informed choices, and positions the University to receive the global brand recognition it deserves. We support world-changing research and education by leading on major University strategic projects, managing overseas offices, and maintaining a professional, skilled, and supportive professional services staff community.”

Cathy's Comment

Cathy's Comment is a regular email communication from the Director of External Relations, Cathy Gilbert, providing updates on the range of activity taking place across ER and announcing the Monthly Recognition scheme winners.  Recent communications have included the ER learning and development pledge and details about the Have your Say action plan.

If you have any ideas for content you would like to see covered, please email Frankie Carter, ER Operations manager.

Recent Cathy's Comment's: 

Cathy's Comment | Monthly Recognition Scheme Winners - Posted 5 May 2021

Cathy's Comment | Directorate update - Posted 23 July 2021

Cathy's Comment | Have Your Say update - Posted 28 October 2020

Cathy's Comment | ER learning and development pledge - Posted 23 September 2020

ER Comment 

Find out the latest news, views and updates from fellow colleagues in External Relations by visiting the ER Comment

Contact Frankie Carter, ER Operations Manager with any content suggestions.  If you would like to write a post have a read of our blog writing guide

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