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Support Staff

Rachel Renfrew
Finance Manager

Rachel is a graduate of Durham University and for a number of years ran her own business. She joined Springdale College:Together in Mission in December 2010 and attends Pavilion Christian Community. She is the first contact for any queries regarding fees, student loans, or the Wales MA.

Nicola Smith
PA to the Undergraduate Leader

Nicola joined Springdale College Together in Mission in April 2014. Nicola’s role is to support the Programme Leader in the development of the undergraduate programmes and to help oversee the administration at Birmingham Head Office.

Davinder Webster
Student Support & Moodle Officer

Davinder joined Springdale College in March 2014 and is based at the Birmingham Campus. She graduated from the University of Hull and her past work experience is broad, ranging from pizza restaurant manager to policy management in the civil service. She has also written a number of Bible-based e-books (currently available from Amazon!) and is a home-group leader in her church.

Gareth Moore
Admin Assitant

Gareth Joined Springdale College in April 2014 and is based at the Birmingham Head Office. He is the first point of call for any enquiries at Springdale College. He is currently working toward a Business and Administration qualification at Bournville College.

Laura Knott
Student Support

Laura Knott is a recent Springdale graduate and has a passion for sports, Youth and Children’s Ministry. She has been recruited to Springdale College to provide support for the learning activities of students based at our Birmingham campus. Laura will be working at the campus as well visiting students at their placement.

Philippa Slingsby
Undergraduate Admissions Officer and Leeds Administrator

Philippa joined Springdale College in October 2013 and is based at the Leeds Campus. She deals with all undergraduate admissions, plus administration for the Leeds Campus. She is the first point of call for any admissions queries. Originally from the Midlands and a graduate of the University of Birmingham, she now loves living in the North of England, and is heavily involved in her local parish church.

Mary Publicover
Information Officer

Mary’s main role is to act as co-editor of the forthcoming Journal of Missional Practice, an e journal within The Missional Network website. She has been based in hospitals for most of her working life. Her work as medical librarian involved helping clinicians to find and understand clinical research. She has served as an elder at Pavilion Christian Community for more than twenty years and has recently completed the MA in Missional Leadership.

Jon Stockley
MA Administrator

Jon is currently based in Sandbach, Cheshire; where he also works with Christian Vision for Men (CVM) in a dual capacity of ‘marketing and sales’, as well as the area co-ordinator for Cheshire. Additionally, Jon has been exploring the possibility of promoting the work of Paul Griffiths and The Ugly Duckling Company in the north-west of England. With a heart for missional evangelism, Jon came onboard Springdale College in March 2012 in the capacity of Admissions Administrator. In his spare time Jon likes to walk great distances with his cocker spaniel Jack, eat fine meals and visit new places with his wife Jo.