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Membership 2022/23

The Provost (Chair)

Professor Christine Ennew

Academic Registrar

Roberta Wooldridge Smith (Interim)

The Vice-Provosts/Chairs of Faculties:

Professor Rachel Moseley (Arts)

Professor Lorenzo Frigerio (Science, Engineering and Medicine)

Professor Nick Vaughan-Williams (Social Sciences)

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Christopher Hughes

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International)

Professor Michael Shipman

Academic Director (PGT)

Lee Griffin

Director of International Strategy and Relations

Sally Smith

Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment

Emma Mundy

Head of Student Recruitment

Jon Inegbedion

Head of Admissions

Dr Elizabeth Hough

Head of Outreach & Widening Participation

Paul Blagburn

Senior Assistant Registrar (Strategic Planning & Analytics Group)

Rory McIntyre

Associate Director Market Research and Insight

Alex Tiffany

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Terms of Reference

    1. To consider and recommend to the Academic Resourcing Committee, the University’s student recruitment strategy for programmes at all levels and student admissions targets for programmes of study at undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels. To monitor recruitment and admissions activity, reporting to the Academic Resourcing Committee and other bodies as required.
    2. To oversee the implementation of the University’s student recruitment strategy, ensuring that departmental strategies are aligned with institutional objectives, and that marketing and recruitment resources are deployed in the most effective and efficient manner across the institution.
    3. To consider and approve matters affecting admissions practices and policy at all levels of study and to ensure that departmental admissions decisions are in line with University policies and strategy and the University’s ambitions with respect to diversity and Widening Participation.
    4. To consider and approve entry requirements for programmes of study and escalate undergraduate entry requirement policy decisions to the Education Committee as required.
    5. To consider and approve University policy in relation to overseas recruitment agents and offices, including the consideration and approval of proposals for new overseas agent agreements, and the renewal of any existing contracts.
    6. To be aware of, and where appropriate lead on, the development of policy on aspects of University activity which directly impact on student recruitment.
    7. To have oversight and governance of the development, size and shape of the University’s portfolio of courses, ensuring appropriate fit with University strategy and financial plans and make recommendations to the Academic Resourcing Committee.
    8. To identify and evaluate opportunities for developing new courses, and establishing minimum recruitment requirements to ensure financial sustainability and make recommendations to the Academic Resourcing Committee.

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    Reporting Structure

    The Student Recruitment Strategy Steering Group (SRSSG) reports relevant business to the Academic Resourcing Committee (ARC).

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    Secretary: Marie Diebolt, Widening Participation Officer (Phil Richards from January 2023)

    Assistant Secretary: Faith O'Neill, Admissions Coordinator (Undergraduate)

    Correspondence should be sent to

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    SRSSG meets monthly.

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