Jessica Cole

Head of Policy
@ Russell Group

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  • Bio

Jessica is Head of Policy at the Russell Group and is primarily responsible for policy relating to the EU and Brexit, research and innovation, and medical and health education. She joined the organisation from the European Parliament in August 2013, where she was previously a policy adviser for Vicky Ford MEP, working on EU research and energy policy in particular. The main focus of Jessica’s current work includes the impact of Brexit on universities, the Higher Education and Research Bill, preparations for the next Research Excellence Framework, the Industrial Strategy and medical student numbers.

Jessica has a degree in Modern & Medieval Languages from the University of Cambridge.

The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

  • My Previous Events

  • The Future of Higher Education: Beyond Brexit

    • 24-01-2017
    • 08:30 - 16:30
    • Pendulum Hotel & Manchester Conference Centre