Sophie is responsible for supervising the Student & Academic Support Service team, alongside the Student Support & Engagement Manager, Danielle Simpson.
Sophie assists Danielle with the team’s collaborative working with other departmental teams to support students and staff, as well as across the wider University. This includes the Student’s Union (YUSU), Graduate Student Association (GSA), the Open Door Team and the University’s Student Wellbeing Officers to enhance the student experience.
Sophie coordinates and supports the department’s student representatives to include the Department Representatives, Course Representatives and Department Community Coordinators.
Sophie is also the co-Lead of the department’s Mental Health Awareness and Wellbeing Group (MHAWG).
In addition, Sophie supports the wider team and responds to enquiries from students and staff. For example supporting the processing of TDAE travel expense forms.
Sophie works full time (Monday - Friday 08:30 - 16:30).