GREFest 2022

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Jane Harrington

Professor Harrington joined the University of Greenwich as Vice-Chancellor in December 2019. She has worked in Higher Education for over 27 years and her specific interests include teaching excellence, the student experience, widening access into higher education and social mobility and improving partnership working across the business, community, and university sectors. Before joining Greenwich, Jane was Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE, Bristol) for five years and previously worked in senior roles within the university’s Faculty of Business and Law, including holding the role of PVC and Executive Dean. She played an integral part in improving UWE, Bristol’s performance in the National Student Survey and achieving Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework in 2018. Jane is proud to have substantially increased all the key metrics across the university during her tenure and developed partnerships, including co-delivered programmes. Jane has held numerous external roles including chair of Cabot Learning Federation (a large multi academy trust), a director of 91 ways, a member of Bristol Women’s Commission, a member of the South West CBI, chair of the SW CMI, vice chair of CABS, executive sponsor EDI for London Higher,  and a member of TKAT.
 

Yasinur Rashid Jabed

I got involved in GSU by founding and running Bangladeshi Society (BSoc). Also, I worked as an Activities Committee Member to represent student groups and worked as a Green Ambassador to raise awareness around sustainability. In addition, I got involved by becoming member of different Societies of my interest and a Sports club.

Jabed first joined the university to study BA International Business and Economics. He found the course prepared him to work efficiently in different cultures and leadership styles. While at the university Jabed got involved with the Greenwich Student Union by founding and running the Bangladeshi Society. Connecting Bangladeshi students and creating a platform is what makes him #ProudToBeGRE! The Bangladeshi Society won two awards in the 2021 GSU Activities Awards for society community and the best new society. He has also worked as an Activities Committee Member to represent student groups and a Green Ambassador to raise awareness around sustainability. A topic that he is extremely passionate about. 
 

 

Book your place

The talks will take place across all three campuses. Simply select the campus and date you would like to attend. 

Medway Campus Pembroke BuildingMedway

21 September. Taking place on the Medway campus J118, Jellicoe Building and online 10am-11am.

 

Avery Hill Seacole BuildingAvery Hill

23 September. Taking place on the Avery Hill campus, room 207-209 Seacole Building, 11am-12pm.

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