Professional Services staff provide expertise across the UCO to support the delivery of our strategic aspirations. The departments aim to provide exceptional support directly to students and staff; and to other clients of the UCO, including the local and regional community; and to a range of partners, friends and supporters.

Student Support

Clive Carswell, Counsellor

Tiana Jones, Student Learning Advisor

Jas Verdi, Head of Student Services

Sara Mohamed, Student Support Officer


Registry & Admissions

Katie Climo, Deputy Registrar (on maternity leave)

Irene Harwood, Registry Officer (maternity cover)

Nahid Hossen, Student Admissions Officer (maternity cover)

Sophie Rose, Admissions & Registry Officer (on maternity leave)

Ian Sanderson, Registrar

Fay Slater, Deputy Registrar (maternity cover)



Jessa Harris, Head of Marketing & Communications 

Mubarik Ibrahim, Student Recruitment Officer

Stuart Smith, Digital Marketing Officer



Julie Boyd, CPD Development Co-ordinator

Alison Pick, CPD & Events Officer


Human Resources 

Husaina Waliji, HR Officer