Sara Gallagher

Head of Student Support @ Bath Spa University

As Head of Student Support at Bath Spa University Sara’s remit includes leading a team of multi-disciplinary student affairs professionals and practitioners and the delivery of a range of core student facing services. With over 22 years of experience working in higher education Sara is passionate about the provision of enabling and agile services for university communities and the challenge of doing so in an ever-changing environment.

Bath Spa’s Student Support Service offers professional advice and guidance on accessibility, disability, student funding and a range of mental health, wellbeing and student-led initiatives and interventions, including the University Peer Mentor Scheme and Medical Service.
Sara is involved in the development of Bath Spa University’s strategy on mental health and wellbeing and is coordinating a project to tackle sexual harassment, violence and misconduct.