Academic Registry

The Registry's Areas of Responsibility

The Divisions are:

Responsibilities of divisions

see also: List of Responsibilities by Function

Academic Registrar's Office

  • Plans and manages Graduation Ceremonies
  • Manages the Student Complaints process
  • Maintains and disseminates information about the University term and semester dates

Quality Management Division

Registry Systems Development and Support

  • Co-ordinates standard usage of the Student Record System
  • Provides an official transcript service for overseas students

Student Administration Division

  • Maintains the tuition fee schedule
  • University point of contact with the Student Loans Company
  • Invoices for tuition fees
  • Defines registration processes and procedures for the University
  • Maintains and disseminates information about additional charges for students
  • Co-ordinates registration activities
  • Designs and ensures correct usage of the University registration forms for students
  • Administers bursaries through the Student Loans Company's 'Higher Education Bursary and Scholarship Scheme' (HEBSS)

University Admissions Centre

  • Processes and distributes all application forms across the University
  • Monitors the quality and integrity of data held in the Admissions database
  • Designs and ensures correct usage of the University's application forms
  • Organises the confirmation and clearing activities
  • Controls the University link with UCAS and GTTR
  • Makes offers to international applicants
  • Maintains all course information and entry requirements published on the University and UCAS website
  • Maintains a definitive set of qualification equivalents to be used when considering applications
  • Acts as a countersignatory for Criminal Record Bureau disclosure requests