Rachel Sandison

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) at University of Glasgow

Rachel is responsible for leading the University of Glasgow’s strategy for external engagement covering an integrated portfolio of International Policy and Partnerships; Marketing and Communications; Brand and Reputation Management; Transnational Education; Student Recruitment and Admissions; Widening Access and Lifelong Learning; Development and Alumni Relations; and Civic Engagement. Rachel is also the University’s Sanctuary Champion.  

Rachel is the University’s Universitas 21 network Senior Leader, a Board member of the University’s European network, The Guild, and the University lead for the CIVIS European University Alliance, thereby supporting the activity of a global group of research-intensive universities.  

Rachel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Global Trustee of CASE and a member of the Board of Trustees for Fulbright, whilst also contributing to several sector advisory boards both at home and overseas.