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Tere Daly

FCMI, MIoD, Director

External Relations

023 8201 3041 ext. 3041

Role at Solent

Tere was appointed director of external relations in March 2015 and is responsible for four broad teams, including:

  • Admissions and enrolment:
    • Undergraduate admissions and enrolment.
    • Postgraduate admissions and enrolment.
    • International admissions and enrolment.
  • Marketing and digital:
    • Marketing (for the University's academic schools and professional services).
    • Digital marketing (promotional platforms).
    • Design team.
  • PR and communications
    • Communications and engagement (including staff and students).
    • PR and media liaison.
    • Alumni and development (including fundraising).
  • Student recruitment:
    • UK student recruitment and widening participation.
    • International recruitment office.
    • International mobility.
    • Recruitment events and prospects management.

In addition, Tere is a member of the University management board and senior management team.


Tere has over 15 years' experience in marketing, digital, student recruitment (UK, EU and international), admissions, advancement, public relations and communications.

Before joining Solent, Tere was deputy director of the marketing, recruitment and admissions department at London South Bank University (LSBU), where he oversaw the growth of student enrolments at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as developing the business sponsors network.

Under his leadership, Tere's schools and colleges team at LSBU won the THE Award for Widening Participation Initiative of the Year in 2012. He is a Fellow and Honorary Officer, External Affairs and Insight for the Chartered Management Institute.

A native of New Zealand and a graduate of the University of Waikato, Tere began his career in international recruitment at Auckland University of Technology, where his primary focus was on building international partners in North America and Europe with a focus on growing the quality of students recruited into degree, master's and doctoral studies.

After three years, he moved to Study Group to oversee all their marketing and recruitment efforts for their colleges in Australasia. He then moved to Melbourne, Australia, to take on the role of general manager, marketing and communications at Victoria University in order to rebuild and develop a progressive brand. In this role, he managed an award winning team in marketing, advertising, events, sponsorship, student recruitment, media, publication and design teams.


  • BLibs (Hons) Management Systems, University of Waikato, New Zealand.
  • PGDipMngtSys Management Systems, University of Waikato, New Zealand.
  • MSc Business Research, London South Bank University.
  • Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) - Tere is currently completing his DBA in the field of Internationalisation and Marketing Strategy in the HE Sector (anticipated completion date, August 2017).

Committee membership

  • Academic Planning and Recruitment Committee.
  • Data Quality Group.
  • Management Board.
  • Management and Information Technology Committee.
  • Senior Management Team.

External bodies

  • Institute of Directors (IoD).
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI).