Our Admissions and Marketing Team

Our Admissions and Marketing Team

Our Admissions and Marketing team can assist you with every phase of your application process and answer many other questions you may have.

Charlene Rogers

Head of Admissions and Marketing 

Charlene joined the Admissions team in November 2019. Charlene focused her career working in the education sector having worked in both Further Education and Higher Education. Prior to starting at Southbank Charlene worked for a number of universities including Kingston University and Regent’s University where she was responsible for the marketing department. She has also worked for the NHS heading up the Admissions and Marketing department for Tavistock and Portman Foundation Trust, one of the only Trust to delivery Postgraduate education.

Charlene has a BA Honours Degree in Business Studies.


Language spoken: English

Jennie Leighton

Senior Admissions and Marketing Officer

Jennie joined our Admissions team in January 2016. She holds a master’s degree in Gender Studies and a BA joint honours degree in Sociology and Cultural Studies, which were both awarded by the University of Sussex. Prior to her employment at Southbank, Jennie worked as a digital marketing executive at a media company in Brighton.

Language spoken: English

Nikki Majekodunmi

Admissions Manager

Nikki joined the Admissions team in March 2018, after completing a BA (Hons) degree in History at the University of Essex and then a master’s degree in Human Rights and Cultural Diversity. She has extensive experience in customer service, with a particular interest in the education sector. Nikki was raised in London but has also regularly spent time in Nigeria, France and Norway.

Language spoken: English

Alison Yates

Admissions Manager

Alison recently joined the Admissions Team in April 2019.  Prior to this, she spent 10 years living in Turkey where she worked for an International School in Izmir as Admissions Manager. Before moving to Turkey Alison spent 8 years working for Cafedirect, a leading fairtrade coffee and tea brand, in roles including customer service and human resources.

Language spoken:

Maria Litras

Marketing and Communications Manager

Maria joined the Admissions team in November 2017. She comes from a family of educators and has spent time in South America and Cyprus, where her family are originally from. Prior to working at Southbank, Maria spent nine years in the Brand team at the charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Maria has a BA (Hons) degree in Media Studies (TV) and a Chartered Institute of Marketing certificate in Professional Marketing.

Languages spoken: English, Greek 


Contact the Team


36-38 Kensington Park Road, London W11 3BU

Admissions and Marketing Office Hours:
09:00 – 17:00
Monday – Friday

Southbank Kensington
+44 (0)20 7229 8230
Southbank Hampstead
+44 (0)20 7431 1200
Southbank Westminster
+44 (0)20 7436 9699