Office of the University Secretary

University Secretary

The University Secretary is a member of the senior management team and Secretary to Council providing expert advice to members of Council, overseeing compliance with relevant legislation, University policies and governance structures. He chairs the Equality and Diversity Committee and the Health and Safety Committee

The University Secretary is responsible for :

  • the Student Immigration Service
  • International student recruitment
  • the Secretariat
  • the Legal Office
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Student complaints, appeals and discipline
  • Ethics
  • Degree Ceremonies
  • Liaison with the Medical Centre
  • Line management of the Dental Centre
  • Child protection and safeguarding - as the University Safeguarding officer
  • Business continuity - management of emergencies, as chair of the Emergency Management Team

He is also:

  • a member of the National Executive of the Association of Heads of University Administration
  • a non-executive director of the Office of the Independent Adjudicator and a member of its Finance Committee
  • a Trustee of the Holburne Museum and Chair of its Higher Education Strategy Board
  • Vice-Chair of Designability Charity Limited