Skip to main content

Strategic Projects Office (SPO)

We support the selection and delivery of Strategic Projects bringing key institutional benefit. We are a Centre of Excellence building resource and capability.

Resource hub

Find out more about projects and how to go about delivering them using our tools and templates.


What is a Project?

Projects and programmes are a useful way of structuring delivery of strategic initiatives. Best practice approach helps us change our operations for the better.

Project Management Framework

At the University we plan Projects and Programmes based on a Project Lifecycle approach that applies a framework using the following Stages and Approval Gates.

Project Management Toolkit

Guidance and resources to support the University’s recommended approach to leading and managing projects and programmes.

SPO Change Management Toolkit

Guidance and resources to support the University’s recommended approach to leading and managing projects and programmes with a significant change aspect.

Peer support and learning

As the SPO develops use these pages to find out more about the upcoming project management network events, and best practice sharing opportunities.

Supporting strategic initiatives

For information on and contacts for the Strategic Projects and Programmes currently supported by the SPO.


About us

We support the VC's Office with prioritization and delivery of large, complex, cross-institutional projects and programmes. We are a Centre of Excellence, supporting all levels of the organisation by building capability in the delivery of projects.

Contact Us

If you would like further information on the support we provide, please contact us.