Visits to departments

  • VC visits Computing Services

    The Vice-Chancellor’s final visit of 2016 was hosted by Computing Services. Accompanied by the Director, Andrew Lee, the visit started at the Help Desk in the Library, recently remodelled - with the help of our architecture students - to provide...

  • VC visits Sports Development & Recreation

    On 2 November, just a week after the impressive rugby victory at The Rec which brought our 50th anniversary day celebrations to a fitting close, the Vice-Chancellor visited the Department of Sports Development & Recreation. The Department has played a...

  • Vice-Chancellor’s visit to Hospitality

    Fresh from a 50th anniversary rugby shirt presentation on 12 October, the Vice-Chancellor was met by Jane Loveys, Director of ahs (Accommodation & Hospitality) and guided through a timeline of photographs showing hospitality outlets, events and staff over the last...

  • VC visits Student Recruitment & Admissions

    Student Recruitment & Admissions has introduced a series of developments since Mike Nicholson, Director of Student Recruitment & Admissions, joined us in 2014. The department took the opportunity to show Dame Glynis new work underway to support the University’s strategy...

  • VC visits Faculty of Engineering and Design Professional Services

    The Faculty of Engineering & Design welcomed the Vice-Chancellor recently and showcased their use of digital technologies. Management, administration and specialist teams gave demonstrations on a range of new initiatives for student recruitment, exam setting and placements. The morning acted...

  • VC visits Academic Skills Centre

    Dame Glynis joined Maggie Ward Goodbody, Director of the Academic Skills Centre, as they stepped into a teacher training session to see the Centre in action. Twenty-three academics from Brazil were learning how to teach academic writing to their colleagues...

  • VC visit to the Bio Sciences Service Unit

    For her next department visit, Dame Glynis visited part of the Faculty of Science Technical Services, and met the dedicated team who look after the Bio Sciences Service Unit. After donning clogs and a lab coat and passing through the...

  • President & Vice-Chancellor visits Academic Registry

    For her latest visit, Dame Glynis headed to one of the most connected professional services – the Academic Registry. Creating innovative and prestigious graduate programmes was the first topic up for discussion. As John Harris, its Director explained: “Colleagues ask...

  • VC visits Development & Alumni Relations

    It was the turn of Gavin Maggs, Director of Development & Alumni Relations, to escort Dame Glynis, the President & Vice-Chancellor, to the East Building for her latest visit, and a look behind the scenes of events where she is...

  • VC visits Student Services

    To get the latest VC visit underway Anthony Payne, Head of Student Services, and his management team met Dame Glynis for a ‘big picture’ look at the advice and support they offer our students, from help with visas to counselling....