Mission and Objectives


Academic Services' mission is to facilitate the delivery of the University's mission in its pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement by providing high quality administrative support that is efficient, flexible, accessible, and responsive to the needs of all our users wherever they are located, whether on campus, at a distance or at our partner institutions.


Academic Services' objectives are:

  • to liaise with the Schools and other central departments in developing an excellent University student management information system, that will underpin academic administration; learning and teaching; and research supervision activities across the institution, and ensure that decision-making is informed by timely and accurate management information
  • to ensure that the procedures for the assurance and enhancement of academic quality and standards are fit for purpose, effective and robust.

  • to ensure that the University’s academic regulatory framework is streamlined and user-friendly whilst being compliant with relevant legislation and the policy and procedures of appropriate statutory bodies.

  • to recruit and retain an excellent team of staff and to improve its effectiveness in delivering the above objectives through the provision of appropriate professional training and development.

 Page reviewed January 2018