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Bristol alumna to be next UUK President

Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow

Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow CBE University of Kent

3 December 2014

Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow CBE (BSc 1972, Hon DSc 2002), Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent and an alumna of the University of Bristol, has been elected the next president of Universities UK (UUK).

Dame Julia will succeed the current President, Professor Sir Christopher Snowden, on 1 August 2015 and will hold the post for two years.

She will be the second recent UUK President with a strong Bristol connection: Bristol’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Eric Thomas, served as President from 2011 to 2013. 

You can find out more about Dame Julia's appointment in the UUK press release, and read about her honorary Bristol degree in 2002