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'WE'VE GOT TO PROVIDE A TRANSFORMATIONAL HIGH-QUALITY EXPERIENCE'

Students and tutors are getting used to a very different academic landscape to that of 12 months ago. Alice Oliver, head of internal communications at the University of Derby, explains how her team is supporting staff through the new approaches forced by Covid-19 and making the most of in-house resources.

WORDS: ROB JONES

18th October 2020
When Alice Oliver was considering her career options as a teenager, the promise of clipboards, headsets and glitzy brand launches persuaded her to study PR. “I was 17 and looking through the UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Services) book, and I saw a PR course,” she recalls. “It’s quite embarrassing to think about it now, but I dreamed of entering what I thought would be the...
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