The Role of the UKTGA is to:

  • Focus on off campus living – but with an appreciation of the Student Lifecycle
  • Create key off campus campaigns to enhance the student experience
  • Develop academic research
  • Collate a regional library of best practice
  • Collate a regional key contacts/stakeholders list
  • Serve on committees or task forces and take on special assignments relating to off campus themes


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UKTGA | Chair

  • Cooper Healey, Manager, Manchester Student Homes

UKGTA | Secretary

  • David Barrington, Manchester Student Homes

UKTGA | Local Representatives

  • North West: Cooper Healey, Manager, Manchester Student Homes
  • North West: David Barrington​, Off-Campus Student Affairs Officer, Manchester Student Homes
  • Midlands: Claire Bent, Community Engagement Manager, University of Birmingham
  • Northern Ireland: Una Calvert, Community Relations Coordinator, Ulster University
  • Northern Ireland: Gareth Kennedy, Head of Residential Services, Ulster University
  • Northern Ireland: Dee Corbett, Community Engagement Manager, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Yorkshire: Amanda Jackson, Sustainability Project Officer, University of Leeds
  • Yorkshire: Tatjana Walker, Regional Manager, UNITE Yorkshire
  • Wales: PC Michael Neate, Student Liaison Officer, South Wales Police

For direct contact or to join the JISCMail:  Cooper.Healey@manchester.ac.uk | +44 (0) 161 275 5683