Meet the Alumni Team

Jane Reynolds
24/07/2019

Jane Reynolds and Rob Grayston are working on new initiatives and events to engage alumni.

Jane Reynolds

Jane Reynolds

Jane joins Wolfson from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) where she worked in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, supporting engagement activity and events.  This included initiatives encouraging the University’s Honorary Fellows to give their time and talent in support of students and the Roscoe Lecture series, one of the UK’s largest public lecture series.  Prior to this she worked in fundraising in the arts and cultural sector for Manchester International Festival and also for Culture Liverpool, working with sponsors and donors across a wide variety of events, projects and venues

Jane studied English and Spanish at the University of Liverpool, spending her year abroad at the University of Alcalá.  

She will be working on setting up a new alumni portal, a project that has been part funded by a grant from the Universities Development Accelerator Fund and developing our alumni programmes supported by Rob Grayston, Alumni Officer, events. 

Rob Grayston

Rob is Wolfson College’s Development & Alumni Relations Officer and is responsible for the delivery of Wolfson College’s calendar of alumni events.

He joined the Development Office in November 2018, and has managed events in varied fields including international publishing, cultural festivals, and charity fundraising. Rob studied history at Aberystwyth University, and previous employers have included ProQuest and a Member of Parliament.

Rob Grayston, Alumni Officer

What's on

Meditation image

Wolfson Mindfulness Group

22/10/2019 at 17.00

This is a new Meditation and Mindfulness group at Wolfson.

Image taken from the Narrative of Edward Coxere, 1647-1684  Copyright: Library of Congress Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C.

Humanities Society and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas - "Rethinking Early Anti-Slavery: North Africa and Beginnings of Atlantic Abolitionism"

22/10/2019 at 18.00

This event is organised by the Wolfson College Humanities Society as part of their Michaelmas term lecture series.

Ignacio Mana Mesas

Music and Madeira - Saxophone and Piano

22/10/2019 at 21.00

Music and Madeira Recital following formal Hall 

MUSICAL LABYRINTHS

Ignacio Mana-Mesas saxophone (finalist 2018 CUMS Concerto Competition)
Donal McCann piano (Senior Organ Scholar, King's College)

Solar panels in Rwanda

Lunchtime Seminar - The contradictions of the authoritarian developmental state: energy boom and bureaucratic autonomy in Rwanda

23/10/2019 at 13.00

This lecture demonstrates the significance of internal regime dynamics between politicians and bureaucrats as a factor explaining states’ ability to create functioning economic development.

Democracy by Ishant Mishra/Unsplash

How do democracies change?

23/10/2019 at 18.00

We will be live-streaming this event and details/link will be available on the day of the lecture. If you would like to join us at Wolfson to watch the event on a large screen, please book here. The bar in the Club Room will open at 17.30 on the day.

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