Chief Student Management Officer


Breda Walls


Breda sits on the University’s Executive Board and leads on the management of the student journey from Registration to Graduation.  Her responsibilities include Student Services’ strategy and operation, spanning:

  • Registration
  • Visas & Immigration 
  • Fees & Funding 
  • Curriculum 
  • Timetabling 
  • Examinations 
  • Partnerships, Placements & Mobility 
  • Accessibility 
  • Post Graduate Research 
  • Graduation

The Student Services department seeks to transform the student experience through excellent service and innovative technology.


Breda joined the University of Nottingham in 2015 after an early teaching career and 27 years in the airline industry. She has led business aspects as diverse as communications, inflight product development, strategic change, cabin crew and airport operations. Her career has spanned the UK, Ireland, Canada and the USA.

Breda is a Maths/Computer graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, where she also did a post graduate in Education.  She has an MBA from the University of Lancaster.

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  • Email: Breda Walls
  • Location: Project Transform, A104 Kings Meadow Campus, Nottingham NG7 2NR
  • Tel: + 44 (0) 115 74 86193







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