Iz McAuliffe - Communications & Events Officer


Management, organisation and facilitation of the CELT staff development events programme, 

Maintenance of all online CMS records for staff development, 

Joint organisation of conferences/seminars with other University departments, 

Management of the annual USW Learning and Teaching Conference, 

Management of the USW People Awards ceremony. 

Management of a one-off project to create a Welsh Language mirror website for CELT.  

Welsh language translation liaison.

Communications liaison.

I have worked in CELT since September 2004. I was seconded for a year to HR as a Staff Development Trainer. 

I am part of the USW Sustainability Champions Network.

I freelance for a number of UK festivals and sequential art shows as events manager / FOH manager / panel programmer.  

From 2011-2016 I co-Produced the Cardiff Independent Comic Expo, and from 2017-2019 I was sole producer.

I volunteered as Digital Media Volunteer, and Volunteer Manager, for the Muni Arts Centre in Pontypridd from 2016-18.

A long term UNISON member, I became a Branch committee member and Union Learning Rep in October 2019. I have been USW UNISONs Lifelong Learning Co-Ordinator and Environmental Officer since March 2021.

BA (Hons) Theatre & Media Drama (University of Glamorgan) 1995 

MA Arts Management (RWCMD) 2016

Event management


2001-2004 Innovation & Enterprise Support Unit – London Metropolitan University: Office Manager & PA to the Head of Department 

1997-2001 Centre for Innovation and Enterprise – Southampton University: Administrator, Funding Adviser, Intellectual Property Manager, Office Manager and PA to the Director.

Arts Marketing Association 

Association of Learning Technology

Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges