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Amanda Lane is Director of the Student and Academic Administration Service

The Student and Academic Administration is formed of four core services:

Admissions, managed by Sharon Blaylock
Assessment, Awards and Compliance, managed by Justine Bigland
Programme Administration and placements, managed by Amanda Holmes
Student Data and System Management and Timetabling, managed by Amanda Lane and Andy White


Our Admissions Team manage all aspects from the point at which an application is received until enrolment at the university. They will be happy to help with any questions you might have, for example the status of your application, the conditions of your offer, the cost of your course, when you will enrol. There are 4 main functions depending on the course you are applying for and whether you are a Home/EU or International Student. The teams are as follows:

Following your offer we will also provide you with additional information about what to do if you wish to accept your offer, applying for funding, accommodation and for some courses your eligibility for a bursary.

Admissions Policy (PDF)

Admissions Procedure (PDF)

Programme Administration

Our Programme Administrations offices are the place to go for any query related to your studies, providing the first point of contact for students with queries regarding their programme of study. The team support a host of administrative processes which underpin the effective operation of teaching, supporting student and staff forums (SSFs), part time programme module selection, VISA student engagement monitoring, student change including intercalation, and associated processes and procedures.

Our Placement Office is a dedicated team providing information and support for practice placement related learning and is committed to offering learning opportunities that enhance the student experience on programme, they are the central point of contact for students on placement and their facilitators.

Assessment, Awards and Compliance

Our Assessment, Awards and Compliance team manage all student assessment and APL related procedures, student complaints and adjudications as well as organising our graduation ceremonies. Further information can be found within the Assessment and Examinations sections of the website.

Student Data and System Management and Timetabling

Our Student Data and System Management Team are responsible for all the arrangements for student registration, they also manage the Student Records System and its ICON interface. Additionally, they provide statistical and management information and submit all the statutory and funding returns for the University.

Our timetabling team oversee the scheduling and rooming of all teaching activity on all sites and related web data collection processes along with ad hoc room bookings.

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