OCA preloader logo
Joanne Mulvihill-Allen - The Open College of the Arts
To find out more details about the transfer to The Open University see A New Chapter for OCA.

Joanne Mulvihill-Allen

As Quality Manager I am responsible for enhancing the quality of student learning experience. I work closely with students, tutors, and external providers to plan, organise, and execute events and bespoke activities that cater to the diverse needs of student groups across multiple communities to foster a strong and vibrant community, facilitating connections between students regardless of location or background. Cultivating a sense of belonging and creating opportunities beyond formal academia and enriching experience through networking, events, bespoke e-learning courses and experiential sessions.

I have written policy relating to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) and have a knowledge of, and a passion for Higher Education initiatives around Access and Participation (including Widening Participation), along with an interest for continued learning in this area, particularly in relation to adult learning.
I have a keen interest in Learning Design developing engaging, open learning, training and resources relating to extra-curricular opportunities and ED& I.