JS Group is delighted to welcome Julie Walkling as Director of Academic Partnerships

JS Group is delighted and thrilled to announce that Julie Walkling will be joining the executive management team of the company in October as Director of Academic Partnerships.

Julie is well known and highly regarded in the HE sector having held senior positions at a number of universities and having served most recently as Director for Students on the Vice-Chancellor’s Executive Group at the Royal Agricultural University and Director of Student Services at Anglia Ruskin University. Julie has also been a driving force behind AMOSSHE for a number of years and has served as its Chair.

Commenting on the appointment, Peter Gray, CEO and Chair of JS Group, said:

Our goal is to deliver better outcomes for students and to do that well we must understand the opportunities and challenges facing universities and students.  I am so pleased that Julie will be joining us as she brings great knowledge of the sector and I know she will challenge us to develop and deliver better services that provide real value to our partner universities and their students.

Julie said of her appointment:

I am looking forward to working with everyone at JS Group and their partner universities. When I was at ARU we worked with JS Group on the Books Plus scheme and I know that the Aspire services JS Group offers can and do make a positive difference for students. I want to ensure that all Aspire services and schemes add value and complement the great work universities are doing to support student engagement, continuation and success.