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Dr Joan O'Mahony

Joan is currently Director of Academic Development at Bloomsbury Institute. Previously she was Senior Advisor at Advance HE where she worked with HEIs across the UK providing strategic advice to improve the student experience, and before that at Higher Education Academy where she led the HEA's work on student retention.
Bloomsbury Institute
Job Title
Director of Academic Development

Joan is co-author (2021) of Student mental health and wellbeing: Insights from higher education providers and sector experts, for the Department for Education; co-author (2019) Understanding and overcoming the challenges of targeting students from under-represented and disadvantaged ethnic backgrounds for the Office for Students; co-author (2017) Supporting student success: strategies for institutional change: What Works? Student Retention & Success programme, London: Paul Hamlyn Foundation; and author (2014) of AHE’s Enhancing Student Learning and Teacher Development in Transnational Education.