Mechanical Engineering alumnus, Kieron Salter ’93 talks about co-ordinating a local supply chain for PPE and his own company, KW Special Projects rapidly developing new products to support the Covid-19 response.
Marielle Suddarth ‘09 started her own personal training and dance business, Barbells N Ballroom, last year in Nashville, Tennessee. Covid-19 made business-as-usual impossible but within days Marielle set-up virtual training sessions and is now also offering free bodyweight workouts on Instagram.
Veronika Schröpfer ’14, Head of EU Research Projects at the Architects’ Council of Europe, talks about how architects can support the health sector in the Covid-19 crisis.
Adult Nursing alumna, Susan Johnston ’13 talks about her role in Covid-19 research at the John Radcliffe Hospital (pictured above) in Oxford and how NHS workers are continuing to apply their skills and expertise, essential […]
Raising spirits and showing kindness is crucial to getting through the Covid-19 crisis, and Happy Cakes founder, Julia Atkinson ’92, has been baking delicious cakes for hospital workers and homeless people. She talks about how […]
Robert Adams graduated from Oxford Polytechnic with an Architecture degree in 1978. His daughter Tamsin Bryant did likewise in 2007 before returning to complete her Diploma in 2010. They are now co-directors of Adams Collingwood […]
In September 1990, Emma Parker jumped in her mum’s car and drove the 70 miles to Oxford Polytechnic from her home in Salisbury – determined not to miss out on the course she had set her heart on despite falling short of the grades she needed.
Anne Youngson ’10 studied MA Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes after retiring. She has been shortlisted for a Costa First Novel Award and won the Society of Authors’ Paul Torday Memorial Prize.
Siobhan Hall ’16 studied for a Paramedic Emergency Care foundation degree and is currently working for South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS).
Emily-Rose Vaughan-Fowler ’13 studied for a Nursing Diploma and is currently working as a Clinical Research Nurse.