The University's success as an academic institution depends in part on the quality of a wide range of professional, administrative and other back-up functions, from finance and accommodation to grounds maintenance and IT. The mission of the University's Professional Services is to support, enable and promote world-class learning, discovery and enterprise and so make a vital contribution to the success and well-being of the University and all its members.
The Professional Services are headed by the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer, whose key roles are:
The Directors of the nine divisions of Professional Services summarised below, report directly to the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer:
The Deputy Registrar (Academic Services) has overall responsibility for the following five divisions of Professional Services, each of which has its own Director: