Rachael Barker

  • Head Of Alumni Relations and Development
  • Research and Business Development
Rachael Barker

About Me

Rachael leads the Alumni Relations and Development Office (ARDO) and she works with alumni, friends and supporters of the University. Rachael and the wider team help graduates to deepen their ties with the University of South Wales - and each other - and encourage them to support current students, research and the University through gifts of time and money.

We are also active within the student body, supporting Careers & Employability objectives, plus are integrated into many aspects of the USW Student Experience and Engagement Plans.

Skills And Qualifications

  • Fellow , Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Certificate of Fundraising Management (MInstF(Cert)
  • CIM Professional Diploma, Marketing
  • Interests

  • The great outdoors!
  • Travelling
  • Reading
  • Wine & cheese tasting
  • Responsibilities

  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Graduate volunteering
  • Graduate data and compliance
  • Contacting graduates
  • Marketing
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Communications
  • Publications And Past Projects

  • Graduate Outcomes
  • Graduation
  • Lydon Hodges Postgraduate Research Bursaries
  • Kegie Undergraduate & Postgraduate Bursaries
  • Student Experience Plan delivery
  • Engagement Plan delivery
  • Vision 2030 Springboard Programme
  • HEBCI Graduate Startup reporting
  • Maximising Graduate Employability Working Group
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Working Group
  • Graduate Employability
  • Alumni digital magazine and bespoke communications