The Development and Alumnae Office

The Development and Alumnae Office is the first point of contact for Senior Members. We are always glad to welcome visiting Senior Members and answer general queries. Please call +44 (0)1865 276 828 or email us to get in touch.

Bronwyn Travers, Fellow & Development Director, 01865 286624

Bronwyn was appointed to the post of Development Director at St Hilda's College in July 2007 after five years working in development at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, where she was Head of Development and Alumni Relations. Prior to taking up her post in Scotland, Bronwyn held management positions within the tertiary education sector in Melbourne, Australia for more than 15 years, including a senior post within a leading financial services professional body. She worked with companies to design their professional development programmes and managed project teams to develop national learning resources. Bronwyn's role at St Hilda's is to work with the Principal and Governing Body to implement the College's development strategy and, with the Development and Alumnae Relations team, to build mutually beneficial relationships with a wide constituency of potential supporters of the College.

Fran Woodcock, Alumnae Relations & Communications Manager, 01865 610330 (part time - Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

Fran's first experience of St Hilda's College was as an undergraduate; she came up in 2004 to read Classics. After graduation she took a postgraduate qualification in Psychology at Oxford Brookes University, before moving to Wadham College to work in their Development team, with varied responsibilities including copy writing, events management and reunion fundraising. In 2015 Fran returned to St Hilda's to take on the alumnae communications strategy, managing our termly e-newsletters, social media, the Annual Review, and The Chronicle.

Audrone Jurkenaite-Epih, Development Operations Manager, 01865 276892

Audrone joined the St Hilda’s Development and Alumnae Office team in 2008. She manages our alumnae database and supports the Development Director and other senior staff in various aspects of the fundraising and alumnae relations programme. Audrone graduated with an MA in Musicology from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Prior to St Hilda’s, she worked as a researcher at the Institute of Musicology in Vilnius, Lithuania; as Scientific Editor for the Lithuanian Music Encyclopaedia Group; and as a legal secretary for the Valiunas Ellex.

Maren Florenz, Development Administrator, 01865 276828