Professor Sara Demain has been appointed as the University of Plymouth‘s Head of School of Health Professions. Professor Demain started her new position at Plymouth in October 2018 and was previously Head of Division Allied Health Professions at the University of Southampton.

Heriot-Watt University welcomes Dr Matthew Sukumaran who has been appointed to the new role of Chief Operating Officer at their Dubai Campus. Dr Sukumaran was most recently Director of Partnerships and Development at Monash College Melbourne.

Professor Ian White has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Bath. Professor White is currently van Eck Professor of Engineering and a Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Cambridge, and Master of Jesus College. He will take up his new role in April 2019.

Professor Konstantinos Fokianos has been appointed by Lancaster University as a Chair in Statistics. Professor Fokianos was joins Lancaster from the University of Cyprus.

Professor Robert Hills has joined the Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group at the University of Oxford as a Professor of Medical Statistics. Professor Hills was previously Professor of Translational Statistics at Cardiff University.

Polly Ashdown has joined Heriot-Watt University as Head of Corporate Communications. Polly was previously Marketing and Communications Director at Capita.

Professor Scott Wilkes, a Professor of General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Sunderland – and part-time GP – has been announced as the first Head of School of Medicine. Sunderland will open its new School in September 2019.

Heriot-Watt University has appointed Sarah Tate as Head of Marketing and Student Recruitment for their Malaysia campus. Sarah was previously Programme Manager for the British High Commission’s Education is GREAT campaign.

Professor Olivette Otele has become the first black female Professor of History in the UK. She has also become the first black female to be awarded a personal Chair position, in recognition for her high levels of achievement within the field.

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) has announced the appointment of Alexander Zeitelhack to the position of Associate Dean. Alexander has more than 30 years of experience in management and communication. The Berlin School of Business and Innovation officially launched in 2018, with Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in business administration, marketing, finance, tourism, hospitality events management, and fashion retail.

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