Who we are

You can contact any member of the Schools and Colleges Engagement Team to discuss any of our projects and the services we offer to support students with their journey to university level study.

Email: schoolsliaison@roehampton.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 8392 3328

You can follow the work of the Schools on Colleges Engagement Team on Twitter at @RoeOutreach.

Rachel Leighton – Schools and Colleges Engagement Manager

Rachel graduated with a BSc in Social Policy from the LSE in 2010 and more recently graduated with an MSc in Social Research from the University of Leicester in 2017.

Rachel joined the University of Roehampton in 2015. Rachel manages the Schools and Colleges Engagement Team and has oversight for all widening participation projects and work with partner schools and colleges.

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys campaigning in her local community and acting as a school governor for a Multi-Academy Trust in Fulham.

rachel.leighton@roehampton.ac.uk
020 8392 3328

Tara Murphy – Schools and Colleges Engagement Officer

Tara graduated with a BA in Sociology from the University of Manchester in 2014.

Tara is responsible for our compact Scheme COMPASS, partnership with Aim Higher London and also works closely with a number of our school and college partners.

In her spare time Tara enjoys travelling to new places, scrapbooking and listening to podcasts.

tara.murphy@roehampton.ac.uk
020 8392 3824

Donovan Kirkwood – Schools and Colleges Engagement Coordinator

Donovan graduated with a BA in Education from the University of Roehampton in 2016.

Donovan is responsible for the delivery of our Pathways to Law programme, and also works closely with a number of our school and college partners.

In his spare time Donovan volunteers with Reading Football Club to promote the positive impact sport can have on mental health.

donovan.kirkwood@roehampton.ac.uk
020 8392 3886

Jonathan Walsh – Schools and Colleges Engagement Coordinator

Jonathan graduated with a BA in Politics from Lancaster University in 2008.

Jonathan is responsible for the building of partnerships for the Schools and Colleges Engagement Team and works closely with a number of our school and college partners.

In his spare time Jonathan enjoys live music, watching football and tabletop gaming.

jonathan.walsh@roehampton.ac.uk
020 8392 7304

Molly Raymer – Schools and Colleges Engagement Coordinator

Molly graduated with a BA in English and Art History from the University of Sussex in 2016.

Molly is responsible for the coordination of the Student Ambassadors for the Schools and Colleges Engagement Team and works closely with a number of our school and college partners.

In her spare time Molly enjoys playing tennis, going to art exhibitions across London and contributing to a sustainable lifestyle blog.

molly.raymer@roehampton.ac.uk
0208 392 7264