Teaching & Learning


Initiatives and resources supporting the objectives of UCL's Education Strategy 2016-21


Meet the team: Office of the Vice-Provost Education & Student Affairs

Contact details and team information for the Office of the Vice-Provost Education & Student Affairs (OVPESA).

View members of the team by function:

  • The Leadership team
  • Administration
  • Strategic projects - working in collaboration across UCL to inform and enable the delivery of Education Strategy objectives.
  • Student mediator - supporting UCL students to resolve informal complaints and advising students on the formal complaints procedure.
  • Student Success - addressing the BME attainment gap, improving transition to university and overseeing strategic school partnerships.
  • Communications and Student Engagement - communicating and effecting change, developing resources to support teaching and learning, celebrating achievement, working in partnership with students, capturing and acting on their feedback.

The Leadership team


  • Jodi Feakes - Diary Manager and Administrative Officer
  • Sonale Karadia - Deputy Head of Resources and Executive Assistant to the Director of the UCL Arena Centre

Strategic projects

Student mediator

  • Dr Ruth Siddall - Student Mediator and Academic Director of the Laidlaw Programme

The Student Mediator website has further information.

Student Success

Communications and Student Engagement

  • Katie Price - Director of Communications and Student Engagement
  • Roisin Cassidy - Head of Internal Communications (starting January 2020)
  • Lauren Hawkridge - Communications and Events Manager, UCL Arena Centre
  • Sally Mackenzie - Associate Director, Student Engagement
  • Tom McMahon - Student Engagement Manager
  • Sarah Grossman - Student Surveys Manager
  • Yusuf Ozkizil - Project Manager, Student Engagement
  • Dr Clare Bentall - Academic Director, Global Citizenship Programme
  • Sandra Lusk - Project Manager (Education Strategy Student Programmes) and Global Citizenship Programme manager