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

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We are together: students supporting the national effort against Covid-19

12 March 2021
Over the past year, staff and students at UK universities have played a vital role in fighting Covid-19 through research and supporting their local communities. Here, three students from across the UK share their stories.

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What’s Up With Everyone? Starting a conversation about students’ mental health

4 March 2021
​This University Mental Health Day, Professor Paul Crawford of the University of Nottingham discusses the new campaign What’s Up With Everyone? and explains why it is so important to support students’ mental health literacy.