Joe Atkinson

Communications and Campaigns Manager (UK)

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About Joe...

Joe joined NUS in April 2019, first as a Press and Public Affairs Consultant in the NUS Wales team, before becoming Digital Campaigns Lead for NUS UK in November 2022. He previously worked for political consultancy Newsdirect, briefing clients in the education sector on developments in the Welsh Parliament.

A Cardiff University graduate, Joe served as Editor-in-Chief of the university’s student newspaper Gair Rhydd, reporting on institutional racism, covering several SU elections and delivering award-winning coverage of the Welsh Varsity. Originally from Newcastle, Joe moved to Edinburgh in 2022 to be closer to home after nine years in Wales.