Student Administration Research Degree Team


If you would like to speak to someone regarding the administrative processes concerning your Research Degree programme, please contact our Student Administration Research Degree team for further help and guidance.


Alex Borrett - Senior Student Administration Manager (PGR and Non-standard programmes)

01784 443347 (x.3347)

Has oversight of:

  • PGR exams process
  • PGR tracking / student movements / upgrades
  • PGR scholarships (nominations and record maintenance)


Sarah Kemp - Student Administration Officer (PGR)

01784  276333 (x.6333)

Responsible for:

  • PGR upgrade and submission deadlines
  • PGR student movements (interruptions, deadline extensions, withdrawals, change of start date)
  • PGR scholarships (nominations and record maintenance)


Sophie Tomany  - Student Administration Assistant (PGR)

01784 414480 (x. 4480)

Responsible for:

  • The administration of the PhD exams process including:
  • Thesis submissions and dispatch to examiners
  • Viva outcomes
  • Processing award letters
  • Doctoral School comms and microsite maintenance


Laura Ventura Nieto  - Student Administration Assistant (PGR and Non-standard programmes)

01784 443263 (x. 3263)

Responsible for:

  • Upgrades
  • Masters by Research exam process
  • Administration of the PGR exam entry forms and PGR examiner invitations
  • Payment of PGR examiners