Sara Kinahan


University of Birmingham

Job title

Doctoral Training and Studentship Manager


Sara is currently Doctoral Training and Studentship Manager within the College of Life and Environmental Sciences and Manager for the NERC doctoral training partnership CENTA.

Sara has worked in higher education for over a decade in various capacities including programme administration, event management and marketing and communications. Prior to her current role Sara worked in Student Services for 6 years supporting the welcome, induction and retention of undergraduate students with a particular focus on supporting target student groups including students with children and commuting students.

During her time in Student Services Sara completed a secondment with the University Graduate School to support the expansion of the Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods and Skills and the development of an online public engagement module.