Information for the media

Our Media and PR Team is on hand to help you with all media enquiries about the University, its research, staff and students.

You can see our latest press releases, statements and announcements on our news pages. If you're unsure who to contact or have an urgent media enquiry, please contact or call +44 (0)117 428 2489 in the first instance.

Philippa Walker (currently on maternity leave)
Head of Media and PR
mobile: +44 (0)7879 430139

Karen Mason (maternity cover)
Head of Media and PR
mobile: +44 (0)7890 647751

Richard Cottle
Media and PR Manager (News)
mobile: +44 (0)7770 408757

Caroline Clancy
Media and PR Manager (Research)
(working days: Wednesday to Friday)
mobile: +44 (0)7776 170238

Joanne Fryer
Media and PR Manager (Research)
(working days: Monday to Wednesday)
mobile: +44 (0) 7747 768805

Jack Pitts
Media and PR Manager (Education and Student Experience) 
mobile: +44 (0)7977 983547

Victoria Tagg
Media and PR Manager (Research)
mobile: +44 (0)7973 681921

Laura Thomas
Media and PR Manager (Research) 
mobile: +44 (0)7977 983814

Steven Salter
Media and PR Officer
mobile: +44 (0)7971 067978

Contact the Media team

Tel: +44 (0)117 428 2489

During out of office hours, journalists should call +44 (0)117 428 2489 to obtain contact details for the on-duty Media Manager.

Please note, members of the public should call the switchboard on +44 (0)117 928 9000 as we cannot respond to general enquiries.

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