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University Management

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Details of individual St Mary's Senior Team members are available here.  

Senior Leadership Team Areas of Responsibility


  • Faculty of Sport, Allied Health and Performance Sciences
  • Centre for Teaching Excellence and Student Success
  • Institute of Education
  • Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts
  • Institute of Business, Law and Society
  • Employability
  • Research
  • Catholic Mission

Pro Vice Chancellor - Global Engagement

  • Marketing and Communications
  • International Office
  • Student Recruitment
  • Admissions

Chief Operating Officer

  • Estates and Campus Services
  • Library and Information Technology Services
  • Student Operations
  • Human Resources

Chief Financial Officer

  • Finance
  • Strategic Planning.

University Secretary

  • Board of Governors
  • Legal Services

Academic Faculty Senior Management Role Overview

Deputy Provost, Deans and Directors

The Deputy Provost, Dean and Directors, Associate Director of Academic Strategy and the Head of Research are accountable to the Provost for strategic academic, operational and financial performance in their areas.

Associate Deans (Student Experience & Research/Enterprise)

Associate Deans are responsible to the Dean for developing: (a) the performance, cohesion and quality of student-facing provision (TEF); (b) the performance, range and impact of research and enterprise activity.

Director of the Institute of Education

Responsible for the developing of the Institute's profile in the public square and aligning the institute with the sector. Advising the Dean on Educational policy/changes in policy. Line management of Education's HoDs.

Faculty Business Managers

Responsible for developing the operational infrastructure of the Faculty role so it can meet it's academic and financial objectives. Provide communication channels for professional services.

Head of Department

Head of Departments are responsible to the Dean for the academic and financial performance of the Dep't, and are responsible for the day-to-day line management of academic staff.