Registrar's Department

Departmental Structure

The Department is organised into Divisions, together with the Registrar's Office. The link from each Division will take you to the web pages relating to that Division. 

Registrar's Office 

The Registrar's Office team support the day-to-day work of the Registrar and support a range of University activities, from Governance and Honorary Degrees to committee services and Honorary Appointments.   



Academic Secretary

The Academic Secretary's Division deals with a range of key policy areas including Governance, information compliance and quality assurance matters.

Trent Quad

Campus Life Division

The Campus Life Division, led by Andy Winter, provides services and activity to ensure that students have the support to build productive communities and have an excellent experience whilst studying with the University of Nottingham.  The division includes:

  • Accommodation Services
  • Student Welfare
  • Off Campus Affairs

The team also has lead responsibility for student equality and diversity, student discipline and behaviour, induction, Incident Management, Safeguarding and Child Protection, and Students' Union liasion.



Careers and Employability Service

The Careers and Employability Service is led by Dr Nalayini Thambar.  It provides a full range of Careers and Employability Services to our students and alumni, including: faculty, central and campus-based teams providing expert careers information, education, advice and guidance and on-campus graduate recruitment activity; co-ordination of the Nottingham Advantage Award and Unitemps.  The service aims to support students and alumni from all disciplines and with interest in any part of the graduate opportunity structure in their career planning, skills development and application success.


External Relations 

External Relations acts as a focal point for integrated marketing and communications activities across the University. The multi-award winning team covers all student recruitment activity from enquiries and open days to campaigns and publications in addition to delivering corporate marketing activity, web and digital media. 

The team also delivers a wide range of communications activities including PR and media relations, publications and brand, internal and student communications, stakeholder relations and social media.



Information Security




University of Nottingham Libraries

University of Nottingham Libraries, led by Caroline Williams, supports students and staff in realising their learning, teaching and research goals. The department provides over 4,500 study spaces across 8 UK libraries, giving access to 43,000 journals, 500,000 ebooks, 1.3million books and 300 million records across 600 archives and manuscript collections. Our libraries also offer a range of facilities including PCs, assistive technologies, laptops for hire and cafes. As a department, Libraries provides a broad range of unique and valuable services, spanning Customer Services in libraries, Research support, Teaching and Learning support, Learning Technologies support, Manuscripts and Special Collections and Content and Discovery (including Collections Management). Physical and digital resources and collections can be found through NUsearch, our online library discovery tool. 



The Department of Sport provides a range of facilities and services to enable students, staff and the local community to stay active and reach their potential in sport and fitness. 


Planning, Performance and Strategic Change

Led by Haf Merrifield, Planning, Performance and Strategic Change supports University strategy, planning and performance. Strategy development support includes horizon scanning, market research and intelligence, risk analysis, student surveys, scenario modelling and managing the strategy and planning process at both University and School level. 

Student number and income forecasting and management of the University’s overall student population.  The Division also generates all student related statutory returns and is responsible for the University’s data warehouse and performance monitoring and reporting. Its underlying purpose is to provide   decision support : ensuring the right people have the best information possible when making key decisions.

Student Services               

Student Services, headed up by Clare Gough and Chris Hulse, provides a range of support for students to help them on their academic journey at the University, both online and in person.



Registrar's Office

Trent Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 115 951 5761