Schools Liaison and Outreach Officer
Nicola has been the Schools Liaison and Outreach Officer for the Faculty since October 2021 and is responsible for:
- Liaising with MFL teachers, academics, and outreach colleagues to organise inbound and outbound school visits and events;
- Delivering talks and sessions about languages (at Oxford) to school pupils;
- Organising, publicising and running large-scale annual events and activities such as Open Days, our Teachers’ Conference, and the Flash Fiction competitions;
- Updating the Schools Liaison blog, webpages, and Twitter account;
- Recruiting, training, and supervising Student Ambassadors for the Faculty;
- Servicing the Schools Liaison and Outreach Committee;
- Developing an outreach strategy alongside the Co-Directors of Schools Liaison, Dr Simon Kemp and Dr Sam Wolfe.
Before coming to Oxford, she worked in widening participation for the University of Exeter.
Nicola is a First Aider and holds a certificate in Safeguarding Children Awareness (Level 1 & 2).
Outside of work, Nicola enjoys singing in a jazz band, watching tennis, and socialising with friends.