Alexandra Murphy

Widening Participation and Outreach Officer

Role at Hull York Medical School

I lead on the delivery of our widening participation and outreach work at Hull York Medical School, working specifically with students from Year 7 upwards to support them in considering a career in medicine and develop their aspirations towards and understanding of higher education.

I also lead on the Sutton Trust Pathways to Medicine programme for talented sixth form and college students who are aspiring towards a career in medicine.

For more information about the events and activities on offer please visit our information for schools webpage or email


I work collaboratively with central outreach teams at both the University of Hull and the University of York supporting activities on the following projects:

  • Excellence Hub
  • Green Apples
  • Next Step York
  • North Yorkshire Coastal Collaboration Project
  • Pathways to STEM
  • Realising Opportunities
  • Shine
  • YESS (York Experience Summer School)
External roles
  • Medical Schools Council Summer Schools Advisory Board member
  • National Medical Schools Widening Participation Forum member
  • St Mary's Medical, Health and Social Care Academy Operational Board member