Rachel Sandison is Deputy Vice Chancellor - External Engagement and Vice Principal - External Relations at the University of Glasgow.
As a member of the University’s senior management team, Rachel's responsibilities include strategic leadership for domestic and international student recruitment; marketing, brand and reputation; undergraduate and postgraduate admissions; international affairs and partnership development; fundraising & alumni relations; and widening participation. She is also the University’s Refugee & Asylum Seeker Champion.
Rachel is a chartered marketer and a CASE Global Trustee. She is a member of the Universities Scotland International Committee and sits on a number of sector advisory boards. She is also the University of Glasgow’s senior leader for the Universitas 21 network and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities.
Rachel has almost 20 years' experience of working in higher education, and prior to her role at the University of Glasgow, was Director of External Relations at the University of Aberdeen.