Development and Alumni

About us

We provide high quality and responsible management of university ceremonial and hospitality activities alongside advice and guidance.

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Susan McGinley

Head of Events and Protocol

  • Development and Alumni
  • Events and Protocol

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Karen Riddell

Events and Protocol Officer

  • Development and Alumni
  • Events and Protocol

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What we do

Key areas of responsibility for the team include:

  • Co-ordination of high level visits to the University.
  • Liaison with the Chancellor’s Office and Royal visits to the University.
  • Organisation of the University’s annual events (including Freshers' Welcoming Ceremony and Remembrance Day Service).
  • Co-ordination of the University’s flagship lecture programme.
  • Provision of advice and guidance regarding University events and protocol issues.