Rachel Sandison
Rachel Sandison
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, External Engagement
University of Glasgow, Scotland

Rachel Sandison is Vice Principal, External Relations and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) at the University of Glasgow. As a member of the University’s senior management team, Rachel's responsibilities include strategic leadership for domestic and international student recruitment; marketing, brand and reputation; communications; undergraduate and postgraduate admissions; international affairs and partnership development; fundraising & alumni relations; and widening participation. She is also the University’s Refugee & Asylum Seeker Champion. Rachel is a chartered marketer and a CASE Global Trustee. She is co-chair of the UUKi Pro-Vice Chancellor International network, a member of the Universities Scotland International Committee and sits on a number of sector advisory boards, including the British Council and IDP. She is also the University of Glasgow’s senior leader for the Universitas 21 network, The Guild of European Research Intensive Universities, and the European University Alliance, CIVIS. Rachel has over 20 years' experience of working in higher education, and prior to her role at the University of Glasgow, was Director of External Relations at the University of Aberdeen.