Martha Brandes

Access Office

Student Advisory Manager

MAP Lodge
(01) 708 6614


Martha Brandes is the Outreach Officer at Maynooth University responsible for developing programmes and activities that increase the number of students from diverse backgrounds who enter Maynooth University each year.
Martha coordinates the Higher Education Access Route (HEAR), an entry route for school leavers from disadvantaged backgrounds and has seen the number of students entering Maynooth University through HEAR grow by 250% since she started working with the University in 2007.
Martha is a political science graduate of the University of Minnesota and holds a post-graduate certificate in Equality Studies from UCD.