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Tere Daly

FCMI, MIoD, Pro Vice-Chancellor

External Relations

023 8201 3041 ext. 3041

Role at Solent

Tere was appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor, External Relations in June 2017, having previously held the role of Director of External Relations.  Tere joined the University in March 2015 and now has oversight of the following broad areas:

  • Admissions and Enrolment
    • Undergraduate Admissions and Enrolment
    • Postgraduate Admissions and Enrolment
    • International Admissions and Enrolment
    • WMA 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 Philanthropy
  • 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 Vice-Chancellors’ Group, University Management Board and Senior Management Team. 


Tere has over 17 years of experience in marketing, digital, student recruitment (UK, EU and international), admissions, advancement, public relations and communications. 

Before joining Solent, he 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 Fellow Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and a Member of the Institute of Directors (IoD). He is also a judge in the annual Management Book of the Year competition held by the CMI.

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 partner in North America and Europe with a focus on growing the quality of students recruited into degree, masters 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 re-build 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) in Management Systems, University of Waikato (NZ)
  • PGDipMngtSys in Management Systems, University of Waikato (NZ)
  • MSc Business Research, London South Bank University (UK)
  • 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 in December 2017). 

Committee membership

  • Academic Planning and Recruitment Committee (APRC)
  • Data Quality Group (DQG)
  • Digital Development Board (DDB)
  • Management Board (MB)
  • Management and Information Technology Committee (MITC)
  • Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • Vice-Chancellors’ Group (VCG)
  • University Brand Board (VBB)

External bodies

  • Board Member: Go! Southampton (Business Innovation District)
  • Member: Institute of Directors (IoD)
  • Fellow: Chartered Management Institute (CMI)