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Jo Wiggans

Jo Wiggans 

Member, OFFA Advisory Group

Appointed April 2013

Jo Wiggans is Director of the Aimhigher Research Consultancy Network. As Director of the country’s largest Aimhigher partnership, in Greater Manchester, she led a collaboration involving local authorities, schools, colleges and universities in planning and delivering a programme to improve progression to higher education for under-represented groups.

Jo has 25 years’ experience in higher education as course leader, tutor, and coordinator for student induction and learning support in the Open University.

Registered interests

Organisation in which interest exists

Nature of interest

Aimhigher Research and Consultancy Network


Rochdale Sixth Form College


The Halle Orchestra


Xaverian Sixth Form College, Manchester

Co-opted Member, Audit Committee

Higher Education Academy