Registry is the administrative hub of the University. It is responsible for a wide range of functions, from governance through to student administration. The Registry consists of Academic Registry, Tier 4 Compliance, Group Quality Unit and the Group Resolution Unit.

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Academic Registry

The Academic Registry is responsible for all matters relating to student administration, from enrolment through to graduation, including the maintenance of student records, and the organisation of central examinations. In addition, the team is responsible for the management of all issues relating to research student and supervisors support. The Academic Registry reception is situated on the ground floor of the Student Centre building in Gulson Road, adjacent to the University Library.

Academic Registry's opening hours are:
  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 11am - 5pm and Friday 9am - 4pm

Contact details are email: or, for research queries, email:, or telephone +44 (0) 24 7765 2200.

The Assistant Registrar is Matthew Hodgkin:

Tier 4 Compliance Team

The Tier 4 Compliance Team provides support to all our students who are studying at Coventry University on a Tier 4 visa. The team is responsible for ensuring that the University complies with the Home Office’s rules and regulations and for co-ordinating and managing attendance monitoring. The Tier 4 Compliance team is located on the ground floor of the Student Centre.

The Assistant Registrar is Sarah Madden:

Group Quality Unit

The Group Quality Unit is responsible for co-ordinating the internal arrangements for academic quality assurance; liaison with external educational bodies on franchised and validated programmes; co-ordination of the preparation of documents for external bodies visiting the University for Institutional Reviews; support for the operation of the University's academic framework; provision of advice and information to staff and students on the framework and constituent courses; and quality control and assurance of course structures. GQU is located in the basement of the Alan Berry Building.

Contact details: telephone +44 (0) 24 7665 7138.

The Assistant Registrar is Stephen Castleton:

Group Resolution Unit

The Group Resolution Unit is responsible for all matters relating to policy creation, review and strategic development, advising the University’s senior management. The Unit also deals with complaints, student disciplinaries, requests for review of results and appeals, liaising closely with the Office of the Independent Adjudicator. Furthermore the Unit is responsible for the update and review of the academic and general regulations, as well as the training and briefing of staff in all aspects of the academic and student journey.

The Group Resolution Unit is located in the Alan Berry basement and staff can be contacted by email via

The Assistant Registrar is Lise Elliott:

Group Registrar and Secretary
Ms Kate Quantrell
+44 (0) 24 7765 8335.

Group Director of Quality Assurance
Mr Chris Bland
+44 (0) 24 7765 8243

Deputy Registrar
Liz Bunn
+44 (0) 24 7765 7023

Deputy Registrar
Dan Fisher
+44 (0) 24 7768 5737

Deputy Registrar
Sandra Wootton


Clerk to the Board of Governors
Gemma Towns
+44 (0) 24 7765 7030

Deputy Clerk to the Board of Governors
Helen Fulford
+44 (0) 24 7765 2192