Daniel Powell

Daniel Powell: Head of Outreach & Communications

Originally from Swansea, Daniel studied Geography at Jesus Ƶ, Oxford before returning to South Wales to complete his PGCE.

He then spent a decade working as a Geography teacher in three very different state-schools in South Wales and West Oxfordshire. During this time, he held a variety of whole-school responsibilities and was a form-tutor at all key-stages.

Daniel has worked at Ƶ since 2016 and coordinates and manages the Ƶ's outreach work and communications output. 

If you are a state-school teacher and have any queries relating to how Ƶ can help your school, then Daniel will always be pleased to hear from you via email at outreach@new.ox.ac.uk 


Our Outreach Officer

Shelby Holmes: Senior Outreach Officer

Shelby hails from Towyn in North Wales. In 2012, she came to Oxford to study English Language and Literature at Trinity Ƶ.  She is a part of the Showmen community, so spent most of her childhood travelling the country with her family’s fairground business. 

After her degree Shelby went on to work in the heritage sector, as well as completing an MBA in Management and a Graduate Diploma in History of Art. She has spoken on news programmes, The One Show, Radio 4, and at many live events about what it was like for her to study at Oxford whilst coming from a travelling background.

Shelby runs Ƶ’s Step-Up programme. If you have any queries about Step-Up please do get in touch by emailing stepup@new.ox.ac.uk