Mrs Jill Gratton

Mrs Jill Gratton

Evaluation Assistant Analyst

Planning & Analytics



I am part of the Impact Evaluation Team within the Planning & Analytics Office (PAO), which provides support to the University in strategic planning and intelligence. Within this team, I contribute to the impact evaluation service for the university's Access and Participation Plan (APP), to support the creation of analytical and evaluation reports for the University's key stakeholders and the Office for Students (OfS). Through its APP, the University aims to ensure that its student have equal opportunities to access higher education, to be successful while at university, and to progress into employment or postgraduate study, with a clear and continued commitment to Access and Participation for all students from under-represented groups, across the student lifecycle,


  • BA(Hons) Psychology (University of Warwick)
  • MSc Cognition, Computing & Psychology (University of Warwick)
  • Trinity College CertTESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Prior experience includes over 25 years with large national and multinational organisations in multidisciplinary, worldwide and virtual sales, marketing and business development teams (HP, Cisco, VCE); designing and developing online training (Lloyds Bank, HP, Glaxo, British Airways, Citibank), and 7 years' experience of administration and teaching in secondary and higher education. Experienced freelance proofreader (National Marine Aquarium, Lloyds Bank, and others).

Previous roles within the University:
  • Senior Project Administrator, School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences (6 months)
  • Digital Learning Environment Advocate (Moodle Project), Academic Support Technology & Innovation (ASTI) (6 months)
  • Database Officer, Development Office (Alumni Relations & Fundraising) (3 years)
  • Alumni Data Compliance Officer, Development Office (Temp - 3 months)
  • Doctoral College Administrator (18 months)
  • Senior Research Administrator (University of Derby) (6 months)


Professional membership

Associate Member, Association for Learning Technology (ALT)

TDipWP (JEB Teachers' Diploma in Word Processing) 1988