Rachel Westwood

Biography:

Rachel Westwood is a Careers and Employability Adviser at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). Alongside her day-to-day role, Rachel also leads on the Mind Talk programme, which is a programme designed to provide careers and employability support to students with mental health difficulties. Rachel is also working closely with SHU’s Wellbeing team to offer collaborative careers and wellbeing support which forms part of the universities’ Class of 22 programme. Rachel is keen to work closely with both internal and external departments and colleagues to support disabled students on their careers and employability journey, ensuring wellbeing is consistently embedded throughout. Rachel has produced a presentation on what SHU are currently doing to support final years with their transition out of university and how her role within Mind Talk fits into this.