University of Dundee

Posted on Feb 23, 2017

The World100 Representative

Rebecca Trengove – Director of Marketing and Communications

Rebecca delivers strategic leadership for all University of Dundee marketing, including institutional and student recruitment marketing, brand management, corporate and digital communications, and web development, with the aim of enhancing reputation and attracting staff and students from around the world. She has overseen the integration of the University’s marketing, communications and web functions into an integrated team, and over the last year has led a major project to develop a new brand framework for the University.


Key facts about the University of Dundee


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Research Member since 2017


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17,000 students, 12,000 of which are undergraduates


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Scotland's most student-friendly city


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Ranked one of the highest UK universities for student satisfaction (ISB)


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About the University of Dundee

The University of Dundee came into being as an independent University in 1967 following a 70-year relationship with the University of St Andrews. The University’s origins date back to 1881 when the University College, Dundee was founded.

International Partnerships

The University of Dundee has over 200 active agreements with international partners from over 15 countries globally. These encompass a wide range of activity from international student exchange, Joint PhDs to articulation agreements and dual degree arrangements. Among these is a smaller number of Strategic Partners where the university has built relationships which cover a range of activities in different academic disciplines or are complex in nature.

The University’s partnerships can be summaries as: working with existing partners to deepen and develop partnership arrangement into Strategic Partnerships leading to increased benefits for both partners, particularly focusing on partnerships within China, MENA, Malaysia, Singapore and North America.

Notable Research Areas

The University of Dundee received several Athena SWAN Bronze Departmental Awards for Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, Life Sciences and the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHiD) facilities.

In 2015 the University of Dundee’s work in advancing gender equality across the institution was recognised with two more Athena SWAN Brozne Awards for its work in Engineering, Physics and Mathematics and in Computing. These awards recognise commitment and success in developing practices to support the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in academia.