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Mr Richard Coldwell, LLB

Access & Engagement Manager in the Access and Engagement
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 49122

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Rik studied Law at Durham Law School and graduated in 2011. As a student, Rik was an active member of Hatfield College and a busy Durham Student Ambassador (DSA). 

Shortly after graduating, Rik began his career at Durham University as a sabbatical officer supporting the University's widening access initiatives. Since then, he has held a number of roles in Access & Engagement supporting the University’s commitment to fair access.

Rik is currently a manager in the Access & Engagement office. He manages the Supported Progression programme, Sutton Trust summer school, STEP (Space to Explore Potential), and supports a number of other activities.