Student Life Operations team

The Student Life Operations team works collaboratively together to deliver a service in support of the Director of Student Life and the Student Life Directorate. The Student Life Operations team support core administrative functions including HR, finance, health and safety, communications and meetings as well as providing short duration, focused support for areas of work identified through the Education Strategy, Education Action Plan and Academic Section objectives.

The Student Life Directorate is part of the Academic Section and encompasses the Employability and Careers, Student Engagement, Talent Development, Student Services and the Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity services. We are committed to innovation and continuous enhancement within our services; and to working collaboratively across all areas of the University, and beyond, for the benefit of our students.

Team member  Responsibilities
Rachel Lucas - Director of Student Life
  • Strategic leadership, development and oversight of Student Life directorate including Employability and Careers, Student Engagement, Talent Development, Student Services and the Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity services
Hannah Lamb - Student Life Senior Manager
  • Support to Director of Life to deliver significant restructuring within the Student Life directorate
  • Management of the Student Life Operations Team
Meg O' Loughlin - Student Life Manager
  • Support for both the Director of Student Life and the Student Life Senior Manager to deliver a diverse range of student-focused activities
  • Support for projects including Access and Participation Plan, Student Aspirations Survey and delivery of actions relating to Education Action Plan
  • Support for Student Experience Committee
Rachel Leighton-Jones - Student Life Operations Manager 
  • Day to day operational support to managers within Student Life directorate relating to core administrative functions including HR, health and safety, communications, meetings and Task and Finish Groups
  • Operational support for structural change within Student Life directorate
  • Diary management to Director of Student Life, Student Life Senior Manager and Head of Student Support

Donna Harvey - Student Life Finance Officer 
  • Day to day operational support to managers within Student Life directorate relating to finance, budgets and planning round
  • Administrative support for core functions including communications and health and safety
  • Diary management for Head of Student Engagement

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Student Life Operations team
Telephone: 01206 872579