Registry division

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Registry’s main role is to act as the definitive record keeper of students and of programmes and modules on behalf of the University. Its work underpins a student's academic career from post-registration through to graduation and supports academic and administrative staff in a number of areas including academic and student related Regulations and Codes of Practice and institutional and national quality matters.

Registry acts as a corporate point of contact with key external agencies such as QAA, HESA, HEFCE, and DfES.

Policy Team

The Policy Team develops and implements University policies and practices in relation to academic quality and standards and manages collaborative provision and curriculum development procedures. Policy provides guidance and support to students and university staff on academic and student related legislative issues, including credit frameworks and regulatory compliance; manages student appeals and complaints and submissions to the Office of the Independent Adjudicator; and co-ordinates institutional audits by, and institutional responses to, the Quality Assurance Agency. The sub division provides support to a number of Senate Committees.

The following services fall under the Policy Team remit:

Student Data and Administration

Student Data and Administration manage processes around the student record and have oversight of key elements of the University’s Student Information System, Banner, and also the Banner Interface Records Management System (BIRMS) and associated reporting mechanisms. The sub division is responsible for the student statutory return to HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) and the Student Loans Company and for the co-ordination of projects associated with public information, including the Key Information Set.

The remit of Student Data and Administration includes:

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