Alumni Relations

The College Alumni Relations team aims to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with Social Science graduates around the world. The CoSS alumni body provides the College with a world-wide network of potential supporters and advocates therefore, it is imperative to develop an ongoing, regular and two-way dialogue with CoSS alumni to promote College/School successes, raise awareness of key research strengths and highlight graduate achievements. This will help to develop a sense of pride in the wider CoSS community, build affinity, encourage alumni to engage with the College and increase the reach and reputation of the College amongst prospective students, employers, collaborators and funders.

By building an affinity with former students and identifying, developing and harnessing alumni support, we aim to raise the local, national and international reputation of the College, enrich the student experience and help to attract the most talented, bright and ambitious students to the College. By cultivating, thoroughly publicising and visibly stewarding alumni engagement, we hope to develop a culture of philanthropy that maximises alumni participation and makes alumni and current students aware of the power and impact of alumni contributions.

Operationally, this means that we will:

As an integral part of both the College and the Development and Alumni Relations Team, we aim to integrate with and build on central alumni relations activity and provide a more bespoke and added value service for Social Science alumni. We can also provide direct access to a variety of useful resources including the University’s Annual Giving and Major Gift/Development Team. 

Staff details

Jade Bressington
College Alumni Relations Manager and Deputy Head of Alumni Relations
Tel: 0121 414 8432 (ext. 48432)
Email: j.e.bressington@bham.ac.uk

Danielle Albracht
Senior Alumni Relations Officer, School of Government & Society and Social Policy
Tel: 0121 415 8437 (ext. 58437)
Email: d.c.albracht@bham.ac.uk

Elizabeth Lloyd-Jones
Senior Alumni Relations Officer, Birmingham Business School and School of Education
Tel: 0121 414 3127 (ext. 43127)
Email: e.h.lloydjones@bham.ac.uk

Laura Martin
Alumni Relations Officer, Birmingham Business School
Tel: 0121 414 6694 (ext. 46694)
Email: L.J.Martin@bham.ac.uk

Ella Stewart
MBA Alumni Relations Officer, Birmingham Business School
Tel: 0121 414 6694 (ext. 46694)
Email: e.stewart@bham.ac.uk

Lucy Austin
Alumni Relations Assistant
Tel: 0121 414 6482 (ext. 46482) 
Email: l.r.austin@bham.ac.uk

 

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