Rebecca O'Hare
Assistant Director (Residence Life & Accommodation Office)
University of Leeds
Rebecca O’Hare has worked in student accommodation for 13 years, and recently took up the post of Assistant Director (Residence Life & Accommodation Office) with the University of Leeds. She also acts as an external student experience consultant for Student First Group and recently completed the MA in Student Affairs in Higher Education where her research ‘Working in purpose built student accommodation: An Exploration into the Induction and Training Practices of Accommodation Managers & Deputy Accommodation Managers’ was recently awarded a distinction. Rebecca is chair of the ACUHO-I Global Initiatives Network, a former member of the ASRA committee and was awarded the CUBO Residence Life professional award in 2019. In addition, she won the Class of 2020 Mental Wellbeing award in 2019, helped her Residence Life team at Campus Living Villages secure two CUBO RA Awards and was the BYTA Rising Star Award winner in 2017. Rebecca is also the co-founder and co-host of the Student Affairs podcast ‘Free Food, Free Drinks’.