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Today we sat down with a very special guest for our latest episode of our 5-Minute Friday Podcast series. Friend of add-victor & former teammate of AV founder Steve White-Cooper, Dr Ian Pickup brings a significant wealth of knowledge and expertise in higher education, holding several posts at a number of top UK universities.
As the current COO at the University of East London, he has a unique insight into and jurisdiction over the day-to-day running of a evolving academic institution as well as a driving force in a range of initiatives aimed at supporting, challenging and developing today’s students.
The podcast explores a universities’ response to Covid-19, the inextricable relationship between academics & sport–and how they can enhance each other–and the role universities and sports institutions play in dismantling society’s systemic injustices & inequalities.