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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Funding for adult learners will boost the UK's economic recovery

30 September 2020
UUK's Julie Tam takes a look at the prime minister's announcement of a lifetime skills allowance, and what it means for the economy, society, and individuals.

The grades u-turn caused a ripple effect throughout education – it could be catastrophic for unis

25 August 2020
From over-stretched finances to lack of space and facilities, universities are facing a perfect storm of problems.