Jo Attwooll

Jo Attwooll
Universities UK
Chief of Staff

​As Chief of Staff, Jo works with Alistair Jarvis and the Senior Team to deliver the vision and mission of UUK.

Jo previously managed Universities UK’s programmes on immigration and universities and counter-terroris​m and is also working with the Universities UK Taskforce to examine violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.

​​​Before joining Universities UK in 2011, Jo spent three years at the British Medical Association leading on its immigration work and refugee doctors initiative and four years working for the Reed Recruitment Group primarily in international business development. 

​Jo studied Politics and Modern History at the University of Manchester. ​

Blog

How universities can help solve the UK’s shortage of nurses

14 December 2018
The Royal College of Nursing's Lara Carmona explains how, with the right investment, universities can help to solve the UK's nursing shortage.

Auschwitz

Tackling hate crime in higher education: lessons from Auschwitz

11 December 2018
Professor Julia Buckingham, Vice-Chancellor of Brunel University London, on how her participation in the first ever 'Lessons from Auschwitz' programme has intensified her commitment to tackle hate crime in all its forms.