Judy O'Brien

Internal Communications Manager

Marketing and Communications

I am responsible for our Internal Communications strategy and its implementation to over 1800 staff. This includes the organisation and delivery of electronic communications, internally focused events and the University's internal publications.

I'm based within the University's Marketing and PR department, working alongside the University’s Press Manager and Events Manager to deliver the University Communications strategy in line with our external persona and University plan.

Academic qualifications

PG Cert in Higher Education Leadership & Practice; BA(Hons) Journalism.


Communications; Copy writing; Creative; Events Planning; PR; Press; Research; Review; Speech Writing; Strategy.

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021