Network Structure & Governance
Terms of Reference:
- To provide strategic and operational leadership to the UK Healthy Universities Network.
- To strengthen the Network in pursuing and achieving its vision and aspirations.
- To enhance the Network’s position and influence within higher education and public health policy landscapes.
- To strengthen the Network’s current and future sustainability.
- To work in close collaboration with the Network’s Advisory Group.
- Prof Mat Jones, Professor in Public Health and Community Development, University of the West of England; Co-Chair of Healthy Universities
- Hazel Wright, Wellbeing Co-ordinator, Teesside University; Co-Chair of Healthy Universities
- Charlotte Smith, Healthy University Co-ordinator, University of Central Lancashire
- Julia Pointon-Haas, Head of Advice and Wellbeing, King’s College London Students’ Union and PhD Candidate, King’s College London
- Dr Liz Jenkinson, Associate Professor, University of the West of England
- Monica Kanwar, Director of Workplace Health and Safety, University of York
Terms of Reference:
- To work in close collaboration with the UK Healthy Universities Network Leadership Team and support its members in pursuing and achieving the Network’s vision and aspirations.
- To advocate for whole university and whole system approaches to health, wellbeing and sustainability – drawing on the Okanagan International Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges.
- To advise on the development of the UK Healthy Universities Network, with a view to ensuring its future resilience.
- To advise the UK Healthy Universities Network on how best to engage with and position itself within current and future higher education, public health and related policy contexts.
- To strengthen the Network’s UK-wide focus, engaging with and fostering collaboration between relevant organisations working both within and across the four nations.
- To advise and support the Network in positioning itself within the global Healthy Universities movement and other relevant international contexts.
- Amy Norton, Office for Students
- Loretta Sollars, Department of Health & Social Care/Office for Health Improvement & Disparities
- Paul Dodsley, English Universities – Nottingham Trent University
- Judy Orme – English Universities – University of the West of England
- Michael Weatherup, Department for Economy
- Hilary Johnston, Public Health Agency for Northern Ireland
- Shauna Smyth, Head of Student Disability and Wellbeing Services, Queen’s University Belfast
- Dr Eileen Scott, Public Health Scotland
- Karen Hicks, Scottish Universities – Queen Margaret University
- Fiona Burns, Scottish Funding Council
- Jane Johns, Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
- Gemma Cox, Public Health Wales
- Ian Munton, Aberystwyth University
- TBC, Advance-HE
- John de Pury, Universities UK
- Jim McManus, Association of Directors of Public Health
- TBC, Student Minds